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Owner's Manual ICRIIFTSMI W J LAWN TRACTOR 17 HP , 42 " Mower Electric Start 6 Speed Transaxle Model No . 917.271652 differently from previously built engines . Before you start the en - This product has a low emission engine which operates gine , read and understand this Owner's Manual . For answers to your questions CAUTION : about this product , Call : Read and follow all Safety 1 - 800 - 659 - 5917 Rules and Instructions before Sears Craftsman Help Line operating this equipment . 5 am - 5 pm , Mon - Sat Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , II 60179 U . S . A . Visit our Craftsman website : www . sears . com / craftsman
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Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Service and Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Product Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Assembly / P re - Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Repair Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Sears Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover LIMITED WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN RIDING EQUIPMENT For two ( 2 ) years from the date of purchase , if this Craftsman Riding Equipment is maintained , lubricated and tuned up according to the instructions in the owner's manual , Sears will repair or replace free of charge any parts that are found to be defective in material or workmanship according to the guidelines of coverage listed below . Sears will also provide free labor for these applicable warranted parts for the two full years . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to service the product at your home for issues covered by this warranty . ( See exclusions below ) . For your convenience , IN HOME warranty service will still be available after the first 30 days of purchase , but a trip charge will apply . This charge will be waived if the Crafts - man product is dropped off at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This Warranty does not cover : • Expendable items which become worn during normal use , including but not limited to blades , spark plugs , air cleaners , belts , and oil filters . • Standard Maintenance Servicing , oil changes , or tune - ups • Tire replacement or repair caused by punctures from outside objects , such as nails , thorns , stumps , or glass . • Repairs necessary because of operator abuse , including but not limited to , damage caused by towing objects beyond the capability of the riding equipment , impacting objects that bend the frame or crankshaft , or over - speeding the engine . • Repairs necessary because of operator negligence , including but not limited to , electrical and mechanical damage caused by improper storage , failure to use the proper grade and amount of engine oil , failure to keep the deck clear of flammable debris , or failure to maintain the equipment according to the instructions contained in the owner's manual . • Engine ( fuel system ) cleaning or repairs caused by fuel determined to be contami - nated or oxidized ( stale ) . In general , fuel should be used within 30 days of its purchase date . • Normal deterioration and wear of the exterior finishes , or product label replacement . • Riding equipment used for commercial or rental purposes . LIMITED WARRANTY ON BATIERY For ninety ( 90 ) days from date of purchase , if any battery included with this riding equipment proves defective in material or workmanship and our testing determines the battery will not hold a charge , Sears will replace the battery at no charge . During the first 30 days of purchase , there will be no charges to replace the battery at your HOME . After the first 30 days , for your convenience , IN - HOME warranty service will still be available but a trip charge will apply . This charge will be waived if the Craftsman product is dropped of at an authorized Sears location . For the nearest authorized Sears location , please call 1 - 800 - 4 - MY - HOME ® . This battery warranty applies only while this product is within the United States . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights , which vary , from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , iL 60179 2
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IMPORTANT : This cutting machine is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects . Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury or death . • Be sure the area is clear of other people Look for this symbol to point out before mowing . Stop machine if anyone important safety precautions . It means enters the area . CAUTION ! ! ! BECOMEALERT ! H YOUR • Never carry passengers . SAFETY IS INVOLVED . • Do not mow in reverse unless absolutely CAUTION : In order to prevent necessary . Always look down and behind before and while backing . accidental starting when setting up , • Be aware of the mower discharge transporting , adjusting or making repairs , direction and do not point it at anyone . always disconnect spark plug wire and Do not operate the mower without either place wire where it cannot contact spark the entire grass catcher or the guard in plug . place . & CAUTION : Do not coast down a hill • Slow down before tuming . in neutral , you may lose control of the • Never leave a running machine tractor . unattended . Always turn off blades , set parking brake , stop engine , and remove , _ CAUTION : Tow only the attachments keys before dismounting . that are recommended by and comply • Turn off blades when not mowing . with specifications of the manufacturer of • Stop engine before removing grass your tractor . Use common sense when catcher or unclogging chute . towing . Operate only at the lowest • Mow only in daylight or good artificial possible speed when on a slope . Too light . heavy of a load , while on a slope , is • Do not operate the machine while under dangerous . Tires can lose traction with the influence of alcohol or drugs . the ground and cause you to lose control • Watch for traffic when operating near or of your tractor . crossing roadways . • Use extra care when loading or unload - _ IbWARNING : Engine exhaust , some of ing the machine into a trailer or truck . its constituents , and certain vehicle • Data indicates that operators , age 60 components contain or emit chemicals years and above , are involved in a large known to the State of California to cause percentage of riding mower - related cancer and birth defects or other repro - injuries . These operators should ductive harm . evaluate their ability to operate the riding WARNING : Battery posts , terminals mower safely enough to protect them - and related accessories contain lead selves and others from serious injury . and lead compounds , chemicals known • Keep machine free of grass , leaves or to the State of California to cause cancer other debris build - up which can touch and birth defects or other reproductive hot exhaust / engine parts and burn . Do harm . Wash hands after handling . not allow the mower deck to plow leaves or other debris which can cause build - I . GENERAL OPERATION up to occur . Clean any oil or fuel • Read , understand , and follow all spillage before operating or storing there machine . Allow machine to cool befo instructions in the manual and on the machine before starting . storage . • Only allow responsible adults , who are familiar with the instructions , to operate II . SLOPE OPERATION the machine . Slopes are a major factor related to loss - of - • Clear the area of objects such as rocks , control and tipover accidents , which can re - toys , wire , etc . , which could be picked sult in severe injury or death . All slopes up and thrown by the blade . require extra caution . If you cannot back up the slope or if you feel uneasy on it , do not mow it . 3
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DO : • Never carry children . They may fall off • Mow up and down slopes , not across . and be seriously injured or interfere • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree with safe machine operation . limbs , etc . • Never allow children to operate the • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . Uneven machine . terrain could overturn the machine . Tall • Use extra care when approaching blind grass can hide obstacles . corners , shrubs , trees , or other objects • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that may obscure vision . that you will not have to stop or shift IV . SERVICE while on the slope . • Use extra care in handling gasoline • Follow the manufacturer's recommenda - and other fuels . They are flammable tions for wheel weights or counter - and vapors are explosive . weights to improve stability . - Use only an approved container . • Use extra care with grass catchers or - Never remove gas cap or add fuel other attachments . These can change with the engine running . Allow the stability of the machine . engine to cool before refueling . Do • Keep all movement on the slopes slow not smoke . and gradual Do not make sudden - Never refuel the machine indoors . changes in speed or direction . - Never store the machine or fuel • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If container inside where there is an tires lose traction , disengage the blades open flame , such as a water heater . and proceed slowly straight down the • Never run a machine inside a closed slope . area . DO NOT : • Keep nuts and bolts , especially blade • Do not turn on slopes unless necessary , attachment bolts , tight and keep and then , turn slowly and gradually equipment in good condition . downhill , if possible . • Never tamper with safety devices . • Do not mow near drep - offs , ditches , or Check their proper operation regularly . embankments . The mower could • Keep machine free of grass , leaves , or suddenly turn over if a wheel is over the other debris build - up . Clean oil or fuel edge of a cliff or ditch , or if an edge spillage . Allow machine to cool before caves in . storing . • Do not mow on wet grass . Reduced • Stop and inspect the equipment if you traction could cause sliding . strike an object . Repair , if necessary , • Do not try to stabilize the machine by before restarting . putting your foot on the ground . • Never make adjustments or repairs • Do not use grass catcher on steep with the engine running . slopes . • Grass catcher components are subject Ill . CHILDREN to wear , damage , and deterioration , which could expose moving parts or Tragic accidents can occur if the operator allow objects to be thrown . Frequently is not alert to the presence of children . Children are often attracted to the check components and replace with manufacturer's recommended parts , machine and the mowing activity . Never assume that children will remain where when necessary . • Mower blades are sharp and can cut . you last saw them . Wrap the blade ( s ) or wear gloves , and • Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful care of another use extra caution when servicing them . • Check brake operation frequently . responsible adult . • Be alert and turn machine off if children Adjust and service as required . enter the area . • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . 4
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• Be sure the area is clear of other • Remove obstacles such as rocks , tree limbs , etc . people before mowing . Stop machine if • Watch for holes , ruts , or bumps . anyone enters the area . Uneven terrain could overturn the • Never carry passengers or children even with the blades off . machine . Tall grass can hide obstacles . • Do not mow in reverse unless abso - • Use slow speed . Choose a low gear so that you will not have to stop or shift lutely necessary . Always look down while on the slope . and behind before and while backing . • Avoid starting or stopping on a slope . If • Never carry children . They may fall off tires lose traction , disengage the and be seriously injured or interfere blades and proceed slowly straight with safe machine operation . down the slope . • Keep children out of the mowing area and under the watchful care of another • If machine stops while going uphill , disengage blades , shift into reverse responsible adult . • Be alert and turn machine off if children and back down slowly . enter the area . • Do not turn on slopes unless neces - sary , and then , turn slowly and gradu - • Before and when backing , look behind and down for small children . ally downhill , if possible . • Mow up and down slopes ( 15 ° Max ) , not across . 5
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_ RODUCT SPECIFICATIONS CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of a new tractor . It has been designed , Gasoline 1.25 engineered and manufactured to give Capacity and Unleaded and you the best possible dependability and Type : Regular performance . Oil Type SAE 30 ( above 32 ° F ) Should you experience any problem you cannot easily remedy , please contact a ( API - SF - SJ ) : SAE 5W - 30 Sears or other qualified service center . ( below 32 ° F ) We have competent , well - trained techni - Oil Capacity : 3.0 Pints cians and the proper tools to service or Spark Plug : Champion RC12YC repair this tractor . ( Gap : , 030 " ) Please read and retain this manual . The instructions will enable you to assemble Ground Speed ( MPH ) : and maintain your tractor properly . Forward : 1st 1.1 Always observe the " SAFETY RULES " . 2nd 1.4 3rd 2.2 REPAIR AGREEMENT 4th 3.4 A Repair Agreement is available on this 5th 4.3 product . Contact your nearest Sears 6th 5.5 store for details . Reverse : 1.7 CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES Tire Pressure : Front : 14 PSI • Read and observe the safety rules . Rear : 12 PSI • Follow a regular schedule in maintain - Charging 3 Amps Battery ing , caring for and using your tractor . System : 5 Amps Headlights • Follow the instructions under " Mainte - nance " and " Storage " sections of this Battery : Amp / Hr : 28 owner's manual . Min . CCA : 230 Case Size : UIR _ , WARNING : This tractor is equipped with an internal combustion engine and Blade Bolt Torque : 27 - 35 Ft . Lbs . should not be used on or near any unimproved forest - covered , brush - covered or grass - covered land unless the engine's exhaust system is equipped with a spark arrester meeting applicable local or state laws ( if any ) . If a spark arrester is used , it should be maintained in effective working order by the operator . In the state of California the above is required by law ( Section 4442 of the California Public Resources Code ) . Other states may have similar laws . Federal laws apply on federal lands . A spark arrester for the muffler is available through your nearest Sears service center ( See REPAIR PARTS section of this manual ) . 6
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Steering Wheel ( 1 ) Hex Bolt Steering 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Wheel Insert ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 4 - 28 ( 1 ) Hex Bolt 1 / 4 - 28 x 1 - 1 / 4 ( 1 ) Locknut 1 / 2 - 20 _ S Steedng _ Steering Wheel Adapter teering Shaft Extension Boot Seat \ _ _ / ( 1 ) Washer 17 / 32 x 1 - 3 / 16 x 12 Gauge _ ( 1 ) Knob For Future Use Video Cassette Slope Sheet Keys ( 2 ) Keys 7
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Your new tractor has been assembled at the factory with the exception of those parts left unassembled for shipping purposes . To ensure safe and proper operation of your tractor all parts and hardware you assemble must be tightened securely . Use the correct tools as necessary to insure proper tightness . Review the video cassette before you begin . TOOLS REQUIRED FOR ASSEMBLY 7 . Snap steering wheel insert into center of steering wheel . A socket wrench set will make assembly 8 . Remove protective materials from easier . Standard wrench sizes you need tractor hood and grill . are listed below . IMPORTANT : Check for and remove any ( 1 ) 3 / 4 " wrench ( 1 ) Pliers staples in skid that may puncture tires ( 2 ) 7 / 16 " wrench ( 1 ) Utilityknife where tractor is to roll off skid . ( 1 ) Tire pressure gauge Insert When right or left hand is mentioned in this manual , it means when you are in the operating position ( seated behind the _ / 2 Hex Nut steering wheel ) . _ Large Flat TO REMOVE TRACTOR FROM _ sher CARTON Steering _ _ L _ . ) / UNPACK CARTON Whef e , 1 . Remove all accessible loose parts Steering and parts boxes from carton . 2 . Cut , from top to bottom , along lines on all four corners of carton , and lay panels flat . 3 . Check for any additional loose parts or cartons and remove . Adz Extension ; haft BEFORE REMOVING TRACTOR FROM SKID 1 / 4 Locknut 1 / 4 Hex ATTACH STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLE EXTENSION SHAFT AND BOOT 1 . Slide extension shaft onto lower steering shaft . Align mounting holes in extension and lower shafts and Steering install 1 / 4 hex bolt and Iocknut . Shaft Tighten securely . IMPORTANT : Tighten bolt and nut securely to 10 - 12 ft . Ibs torque . 2 . Place tabs of steering boot over tab CHECK BATTERY slots in dash and push down to 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . secure . NOTE : If this battery is put into service INSTALL STEERING WHEEL after month and year indicated on label ( label located between terminals ) charge 3 . Position front wheels of the tractor so battery for minimum of one hour at 6 - 10 they are pointing straight forward . amps . ( See " BATTERY " in Maintenance 4 . Remove steering wheel adapter from section of this manual for charging steering wheel and slide adapter onto instructions ) , steering shaft extension . 5 . Position steering wheel so cross bars are horizontal ( left to right ) and slide inside boot and onto adapter . 6 . Assemble large flat washer , 1 / 2 hex nut and tighten securely . 8
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NOTE : You may now roll or drive your tractor off the skid . Follow the appropriate . Label instruction below to remove the tractor Seat from the skid . Terminal TO ROLL TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See Operation section for location and function of controls ) 1 . Press lift lever plunger and raise attachment lift lever to its highest position . INSTALL SEAT 2 . Release parking brake by depressing Adjust seat before tightening adjustment clutch / brake pedal . knob . 3 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) 1 . Remove adjustment knob and flat position , washer securing seat to cardboard 4 . Roll tractor forward off skid . packing and set aside for assembly of 5 . Remove banding holding deflector seat to tractor . shield up against tractor . 2 , Pivot seat upward and remove from TO DRIVE TRACTOR OFF SKID ( See the cardboard packing . Remove the Operation section for location and cardboard packing and discard . function of controls ) 3 , Place seat on seat pan so head of shoulder bolt is positioned over large _ . WARNING : Before starting , read , slotted hole in pan . understand and follow all instructions in 4 . Push down on seat to engage the Operation section of this manual . Be shoulder bolt in slot and pull seat sure tractor is in a well - ventilated area . towards rear of tractor . Be sure the area in front of tractor is clear 5 . Pivot seat and pan forward and of other people and objects . assemble adjustment knob and flat 1 . Be sure all the above assembly steps washer loosely . Do not tighten . have been completed . 6 . Lower seat into operating position and 2 . Check engine oil level and fill fuel sit in seat . tank with gasoline . 7 . Slide seat until a comfortable position 3 . Sit on seat in operating position , is reached which allows you to press depress clutch / brake pedal and set clutch / brake pedal all the way down . the parking brake . 8 . Get off seat without moving its 4 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) adjusted position . position . 9 . Raise seat and tighten adjustment 5 . Press lift lever plunger and raise knob securely . attachment lift lever to its highest Seat position . 6 . Start the engine . After engine has started , move throttle control to idle position . Seat 7 . Depress clutch / brake pedal into full " BRAKE " position and hold . Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Sh _ oulder 8 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal and Bolt slowly drive tractor off skid . 9 . Apply brake to stop tractor , set parking brake and place gearshift lever in neutral position . Flat Washer _ 10 . Turn ignition key to " STOP " position . Continue with the instructions that follow . 9
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CHECK FOR PROPER POSITION OF INSTALL MULCHER PLATE ALL BELTS ( If previously removed ) 1 . Raise and hold deflector shield in See the figures that are shown for replacing motion and mower blade drive upright position . 2 . Place front of mulcher plate over front belts in the Service and Adjustments of mower deck opening and slide into section of this manual . Verify that the place , as shown . belts are routed correctly . 3 . Hook front latch into hole on front of CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM mower deck . After you learn how to operate your 4 . Hook rear latch into hole on back of tractor , check to see that the brake is mower deck . properly adjusted . See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the Service and Adjustments Mulcher section of this manual . Plate Deflector / CHECKLIST Before you operate and enjoy your new tractor , we wish to assure that you receive the best performance and satisfaction from this Quality Product . Please review the following checklist : Latch , / All assembly instructions have been Hooks completed . , / No remaining loose parts in carton . _ CAUTION : Do not remove deflector , / Battery is properly prepared and shield from mower . Raise and hold charged . ( Minimum 1 hour at 6 amps ) . shield when attaching mulcher plate and , # Seat is adjusted comfortably and allow it to rest on plate while in opera - tion . tightened securely . , / All tires are properly inflated . ( For TO CONVERTTO BAGGING OR shipping purposes , the tires were DISCHARGING overinflated at the factory ) . Simply remove mulcher plate and store , / Be sure mower deck is properly leveled in a safe place . Your mower is now ready side - to - side / frent - to - rear for best cutting for discharging or installation of optional results . ( Tires must be properly inflated grass catcher accessory . for leveling ) . NOTE : It is not necessary to change , I Check mower and drive belts . Be sure blades . The mulcher blades are de - they are routed properly around pulleys signed for discharging and bagging also . and inside all belt keepers . , / Check wiring . See that all connections CHECK TIRE PRESSURE are still secure and wires are properly The tires on your tractor were overin - clamped . flated at the factory for shipping pur - While learning how to use your tractor , pay poses . Correct tire pressure is important extra attention to the following important for best cutting performance . items : • Reduce tire pressure to PSI shown in , / Engine oil is at proper level . " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " , / Fuel tank is filled with fresh , clean , section of this manual . regular unleaded gasoline . CHECK DECK LEVELNESS / Become familiar with all controls - their For best cutting results , mower housing location and function . Operate them should be properly leveled . See " TO before you start the engine . LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the , I Be sure brake system is in safe operat - Service and Adjustments section of this ing condition . manual . 10
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These symbols may appear on your tractor or in literature supplied with the product . Learn and understand their meaning . I - ; I BATrERY CAUTIONOR REVERSE FORWARD FAST SLOW WARNING ENGINE ON ENGINE OFF OIL PRESSURE LIGHTS ON OVER TEMP LIGHT ! FUEL CHOKE MOWER HEIGHT PARKING BRAKE UNLOCKED MOWER LIFT LOCKED N H L c ® ) I ATTACHMENT REVERSE NEUTRAL HIGH LOW PARKING BRAKE CLUTCH ENGAGED KEEP AREA CLEAR SLOPE HAZARDS ATTACHMENT IGNITION CLUTCH DISENGAGED ( SEE SAFETY RULES SECTION ) FREE WHEEL DANGER , KEEPHANDSANDFEETAWAY ( Automatic Modelsonly ) 11
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KNOWYOURTRACTOR READ THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR TRACTOR Compare the illustrations with your tractor to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments . Save this manual for future reference . Light Switch Ignition Switch Position Attachment Clutch Lift Ammeter Plunger Throttle / Choke Attachment Control _ Lift Lever Clutch / Brake Height Pedal Adjustment Indicator Parking Brake Lever Gearshift Lever Our tractors conform to the safety standards of the American National Standards Institute . AMMETER - Indicates charging ( + ) or IGNITION SWITCH - Used for starting and discharging ( - ) of battery . stopping the engine . ATTACHMENT CLUTCH LEVER - Used LIFT LEVER PLUNGER - Used to release to engage the mower blades , or other attachment lift lever when changing its attachments mounted to your tractor . position . A'I - rACHMENT LIFT LEVER - Used to LIGHT SWITCH POSITION - Turns the raise , lower , and adjust the mower deck headlights on and off . PARKING BRAKE LEVER - Locks clutch / or other attachments mounted to your tractor . brake pedal into the brake position . CLUTCH / BRAKE PEDAL - Used for THROTTLE / CHOKE CONTROL - Used declutching and braking the tractor and for starting and controlling engine speed . starting the engine . GEARSHIFT LEVER - Selects the speed and direction of tractor . 12
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The operation of any tractor can result in foreign objects thrown into the eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Always wear safety glasses or eye shields while operating your tractor or performing any adjustments or repairs . We recommend a wide vision safety mask over spectacles or standard safety glasses . HOW TO USEYOUR TRACTOR IMPORTANT : Leaving the ignition switch in any position other than " STOP " will TO SET PARKING BRAKE cause the battery to discharge and go Your tractor is equipped with an operator dead . presence sensing switch . When engine NOTE : Under certain conditions when is running , any attempt by the operator to tractor is standing idle with the engine leave the seat without first setting the running , hot engine exhaust gases may parking brake will shut off the engine . cause " browning " of grass . To eliminate 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal all the this possibility , always stop engine when way down and hold . stopping tractor on grass areas . 2 . Pull parking brake lever up and _ , CAUTION : Always stop tractor release pressure from clutch / brake completely , as described above , before pedal . Pedal should remain in brake leaving the operator's position . position . Make sure parking brake will hold tractor secure . TO USE THROTTLE CONTROL Always operate engine at full throttle . Attachment Clutch Lever • Operating engine at less than full " Engaged " Position throttle reduces the battery charging _ gnition Key rate . • Full throttle offers the best bagging and . _ . . _ - - _ . . _ _ j / " Disengag ed " ThrottleF ' _ 7 - - _ . _ / J Position mower performance . Choke A 3ke . - - . . . . . _ \ _ , _ \ \ _ D " , , Parking Brake TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD L ; onTrol " _ trol _ . _ _ , . _ . . . _ \ , \ Vl / ; ' Engaged " The direction and speed of movement is Clutch / " _ . - , . " " _ - _ . - - - . f / E , . . . controlled by the gearshift lever . 1 , Start tractor with clutch / brake pedal depressed and gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 2 . Move gearshift lever to desired " Disengaged position . Position Position 3 . Slowly release clutch / brake pedal to STOPPING start movement . IMPORTANT : Bring tractor to a complete MOWER BLADES - stop before shifting or changing gears . • To stop mower blades , move attach - Failure to do so will shorten the useful life ment clutch lever to " DISENGAGED " of your transaxle . position . GROUND DRIVE - TO ADJUST MOWER cu'n'ING HEIGHT • To stop ground drive , depress clutch / The position of the attachment lift lever brake pedal all the way down . determines the cutting height . • Move gearshift lever to neutral ( N ) • Grasp lift lever . position . • Press plunger with thumb and move ENGINE - lever to desired position . The cutting height range is approxi - • Move throttle control to slow position . mately 1 - 1 / 2 to 4 " . The heights are NOTE : Failure to move throttle control to measured from the ground to the blade slow position and allowing engine to idle tip with the engine not running . These before stopping may cause engine to " backfire " . heights are approximate and may vary depending upon soil conditions , height of • Turn ignition key to " STOP " position grass and types of grass being mowed . and remove key . Always remove key when leaving tractor to prevent unauthorized use . • Never use choke to stop engine . 13
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to roll slightly as you restart movement . • The average lawn should be cut to • To restart movement , slowly release approximately 2 - 1 / 2 inches during the cool season and to over 3 inches parking brake and clutch / brake pedal . • Make all turns slowly . during hot months . For healthier and better looking lawns , mow often and TO TRANSPORT after moderate growth . • Raise attachment lift to highest position • For best cutting performance , grass with attachment lift control . over 6 inches in height should be • When pushing or towing your tractor , mowed twice . Make the first cut be sure gearshift lever is in neutral ( N ) relatively high ; the second to desired position . height . • Do not push or tow tractor at more than TO OPERATE MOWER five ( 5 ) MPH . Your tractor is equipped with an operator NOTE : To protect hood from damage presence sensing switch . Any attempt by when transporting your tractor on a truck the operator to leave the seat with the or a trailer , be sure hood is closed and engine running and the attachment clutch secured to tractor . Use an appropriate engaged will shut off the engine . means of tying hood to tractor ( rope , cord , 1 . Select desired height of cut . etc . ) . 2 . Start mower blades by engaging TOWING CARTS AND OTHER ATTACH - attachment clutch control . MENTS TO STOP MOWER BLADES - Tow only the attachments that are disengage attachment clutch control . recommended by and comply with _ , CAUTION : Do not operate the mower specifications of the manufacturer of your without either the entire grass catcher , on tractor . Use common sense when towing . mowers so equipped , or the deflector Too heavy of a load , while on a slope , is shield in place . dangerous . 13res can lose traction with Attachment the ground and cause you to lose control Clutch Lever Attachemnt of your tractor . " Enl Position Position BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL Low The engine in your tractor has been Position shipped , from the factory , already filled with summer weight oil . Position 1 . Check engine oil with tractor on level ground . 2 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick and wipe Deflector clean , reinsert the dipstick and screw Shield cap tight , wait for a few seconds , remove and read oil level . If neces - sary , add oil until " FULL " mark on TO OPERATE ON HILLS dipstick is reached . Do not overfill . • For cold weather operation you should _ ) = CAUTION : Do not drive up or down hills with slopes greater than 15 ° and do change oil for easier starting ( See " OIL VISCOSITY CHART " in the Mainte - not drive across any slope . Use the slope nance section of this manual ) . guide at the back of this manual . • Choose the slowest speed before • To change engine oil , see the Mainte - nance section in this manual . starting up or down hills . • Avoid stopping or changing speed on hills . • If slowing is necessary , move throttle control lever to slower position . • If stopping is absolutely necessary , push clutch / brake pedal quickly to brake position and engage parking brake . • Move gearshift lever to 1st gear . Be sure you have allowed room for tractor 14
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ADD GASOLINE NOTE : Before starting , read the warm and cold starUng procedures below . • Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck . Do 5 . Insert key into ignition and turn key not overfill . Use fresh , clean , regular clockwise to start position and release unleaded gasoline with a minimum of key as soon as engine starts . Do not 87 octane . ( Use of leaded gasoline run starter continuously for more than will increase carbon and lead oxide fifteen seconds per minute . If the deposits and reduce valve life ) . Do not engine does not start after several mix oil with gasoline . Purchase fuel in attempts , move throttle control to fast quantities that can be used within 30 position , wait a few minutes and try days to assure fuel freshness . again . If engine still does not start , , _ CAUTION : Wipe off any spilled oil or move the throttle control back to the fuel . Do not store , spill or use gasoline choke position and retry . near an open flame . WARM WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and IMPORTANT : When operating in above ) temperatures below32 ° F ( 0 ° C ) , use fresh , 6 . When engine starts , move the throttle clean winter grade gasoline to help control to the fast position . insure good cold weather starting . • The attachments and ground drive can _ IbCAUTION : Alcohol blended fuels now be used . If the engine does not ( called gasohol or using ethanol or accept the load , restart the engine and methanol ) can attract moisture which allow it to warm up for one minute leads to separation and formation of using the choke as described above . acids during storage . Acidic gas can COLD WEATHER STARTING ( 50 ° F and damage the fuel system of an engine below ) while in storage . To avoid engine 6 . When engine starts , leave throttle problems , the fuel system should be control in choke position until engine emptied before storage of 30 days or warms up and begins to run roughly . longer . Drain the gas tank , start the Once rough running begins , immedi - engine and let it run until the fuel lines ately move the throttle control to the and carburetor are empty . Use fresh fuel fast position . Engine warm - up may next season . See Storage Instructions for take from several seconds to several additional information . Never use engine minutes ( the colder the temperature , or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel the longer the warm - up ) . tank or permanent damage may occur . • The attachments can also be used TO START ENGINE during the engine warm - up period . When starting the engine for the first time or if NOTE : If at a high altitude ( above 3000 feet ) the engine has run out of fuel , it will take extra or in cold temperatures ( below 32 F ) the cranking time to move fuel from the tank to carburetor fuel mixture may need to be the engine . adjusted for best engine performance ( seevice 1 . Sit on seat in operating position , " 1 - O ADJUST CARBURETOR " in the Ser depress clutch / brake pedal and set and Adjustments section of this manual ) . parking brake . 2 . Place gear shift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Move attachment clutch to disen - gaged position . 4 . Move throttle control to choke position . 15
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MOWING TIPS MULCHING MOWING TIPS • Mower should be properly leveled for IMPORTANT : For best performance , best mowing performance . See " TO keep mower housing free of built - up LEVEL MOWER HOUSING " in the grass and trash . Clean after each use . Service and Adjustments section of this • The special mulching blade will recut manual . the grass clippings many times and • The left hand side of mower should be reduce them in size so that as they fall used for trimming . onto the lawn they will disperse into the • Drive so that clippings are discharged grass and not be noticed . Also , the onto the area that has already been mulched grass will biodegrade quickly cut . Have the cut area to the right of the to provide nutrients for the lawn . tractor . This will result in a more even Always mulch with your highest engine distribution of clippings and more ( blade ) speed as this will provide the uniform cutting . best recutting action of the blades . • When mowing large areas , start by • Avoid cutting your lawn when it is wet . turning to the right so that clippings will Wet grass tends to form clumps and discharge away from shrubs , fences , interferes with the mulching action . driveways , etc . After one or two The best time to mow your lawn is the rounds , mow in the opposite direction early afternoon . At this time the grass making left hand turns until finished . has dried and the newly cut area will not be exposed to the direct sun . f • For best results , adjust the mower cutting height so that the mower cuts off only the top one - third of the grass 1 blades . For extremely heavy grass , reduce your width of cut on each pass and mow slowly . l MAX 1 / 3 J • If grass is extremely tall , it should be mowed twice to reduce load and possible fire hazard from dried clippings . Make first cut relatively high ; the second to the desired height . • Do not mow grass when it is wet . Wet • Certain types of grass and grass grass will plug mower and leave conditions may require that an area be undesirable clumps . Allow grass to mulched a second time to completely dry before mowing . hide the clippings . When doing a • Always operate engine at full throttle second cut , mow across or perpendicu - when mowing to assure better mowing lar to the first cut path . performance and proper discharge of • Change your cutting pattern from week material . Regulate ground speed by to week . Mow north to south one week selecting a low enough gear to give then change to east to west the next the mower cutting performance as well week . This will help prevent matting as the quality of cut desired . and graining of the lawn . • When operating attachments , select a ground speed that will suit the terrain and give best performance of the attachment being used . 16
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FILL IN DATES 1 _ m Check Tire Pressure I V ' Chock Operator Presence and T Interlock Systems I _ R CheckforLoose Fasteners if V's A Sharpen / Replace Mower Blades _ 3 Lubdcafion Chart If T Check Battery Level R clean Battery and Terminals If If v " Check Transaxte Cooling Check V - BaRs It _ Check Engine Oil Level _ _ If Change Engine Oil ( wi _ oil filter ) I _ 1 _ Change Engine Oil ( without oil filter ) V'l . = ] . _ E I N CteanAir F , ter _ : G Clean Air Screen NI inspect Muffler / Spark Arrester E Replace Oil Fifier ( If equipped ) ( 1 _ . 2 Clean Engine Cooling Fins If 2 Replace Spark Plug if t # 1 ' Replace Air Filter Paper Cartridge V ' 2 Replace Fuel Filter _ 1 _ I * Change more often when operating under a heavy load or 3 - Replace blades more omen when mowlng in sandy soil 4 * Not required if equipped with maintenance - free battery in high ambient temperatures . 5 - Tighten front axle pivot bolt to 35 ft , - Ibs , maximum . 2 - Service mote olten when operating lo dirty or dusly conditions , DO not overtighten . GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this tractor does not cover _ ) Spindle - _ ) Spindle Zerk Zerk items that have been subjected to operator abuse or negligence . To receive full value from the warranty , operator must maintain tractor as instructed in this manual . @ ) FrontWheel : Wheel Some adjustments will need to be made Bearing Bearing Zerk Zerk periodically to properly maintain your tractor . All adjustments in the Service and _ ) Engine . Adjustments section of this manual should I I be checked at least once each season . , , • Once a year you should replace the " _ Gear - spark plug , clean or replace air filter , and ' t ' - - , - - ' _ shift check blades and belts for wear . A new ' _ - J ' - - _ " Pivots spark plug and clean air filter assure _ SAE 30 or 10w30 MOTOR OIL proper air - fuel mixture and help your ( _ GENERAL PURPOSE GREASE engine run better and last longer . ( _ REFER TO Maintenance " ENGINE " SECTION BEFOREEACHUSE IMPORTANT : Do not oil or grease the 1 . Check engine oil level . pivot points which have special nylon 2 . Check brake operation . bearings . Viscous lubricants will attract 3 . Check tire pressure . dust and dirt that will shorten the life of 4 . Check operator presence and the self - lubricating bearings . If you feel interlock systems for proper operation . they must be lubricated , use only a dry , 5 . Check for loose fasteners . powdered graphite type lubricant 17sparingly .
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IMPORTANT : To ensure proper assembly , TRACTOR center hole in blade must align with star Always observe safety rules when on mandrel assembly . performing any maintenance . 4 . Reassemble blade bolt , lock washer BRAKE OPERATION and flat washer in exact order as If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet shown . stopping distance at high speed in 5 . Tighten blade bolt securely ( 27 - 35 Ft . highest gear , then brake must be ad - Lbs . torque ) . justed . ( See " TO ADJUST BRAKE " in the IMPORTANT : Blade bolt is grade 8 heat Service and Adjustments section of this treated . manual ) . Mandrel Assembly Trailing _ Blade f _ . _ TIRES Edge Up T " _ l Center _ / _ _ _ • Maintain proper air pressure in all tires i \ / _ Hole _ P _ , _ _ . _ ( See " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this manual ) . Lock _ " _ ' : _ - _ , " , _ \ Star • Keep tires free of gasoline , oil , or insect Was he r _ ' _ . - - _ J _ . _ ' - - control chemicals which can harm rubber . _ ' - ' - - Btade Bolt ( Grade ) * * A Grade 8 heat treated bolt can be identified • Avoid stumps , stones , deep ruts , sharp by six lines on the bolt head . objects and other hazards that may cause tire damage . TO SHARPEN BLADE NOTE : To seal tire punctures and prevent NOTE : We do not recommend sharpen - flat tires due to slow leaks , tire sealant ing blade - but if you do , be sure the may be purchased from your local parts blade is balanced . dealer . Tire sealant also prevents tire dry Care should be taken to keep the blade rot and corrosion . balanced . An unbalanced blade will OPERATOR PRESENCE SYSTEM cause excessive vibration and eventual Be sure operator presence and interlock damage to mower and engine . systems are working properly . If your • The blade can be sharpened with a file tractor does not function as described , or on a grinding wheel . Do not attempt repair the problem immediately . to sharpen while on the mower . • The engine should not start unless the • To check blade balance , you will need clutch / brake pedal is fully depressed a 5 / 8 " diameter steel bolt , pin , or a cone and attachement clutch control is in the balancer . ( When using a cone bal - disengaged position . ancer , follow the instructions supplied • When the engine is running , any with balancer . ) attempt by the operator to leave the NOTE : Do not use a nail for balancing seat without first setting the parking blade . The lobes of the center hole may brake should shut off the engine . appear to be centered , but are not . • When the engine is running and the • Slide blade on to an unthreaded attachment clutch is engaged , any portion of the steel bolt or pin and hold attempt by the operator to leave the the bolt or pin parallel with the ground . seat should shut off the engine . If blade is balanced , it should remain in • The attachment clutch should never a horizontal position . If either end of operate unless the operator is in the the blade moves downward , sharpen seat . the heavy end until the blade is BLADE CARE balanced . For best results mower blades must be kept sharp . Replace bent or damaged blades . BLADE REMOVAL 1 . Raise mower to highest position to allow access to blades . Ce _ t ( r Ho _ 2 . Remove blade bolt , lock washer and BATTERY flat washer securing blade . 3 . Install new or resharpened blade with Your tractor has a battery charging - system which is sufficient for normal use . How trailing edge up towards deck as shown . ever , periodic charging of the battery with an automotive charger will extend its life . 18
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• Keep battery and terminals clean . Change the oil after every 25 hours of op - • Keep battery bolts tight . eration or at least once a year if the trac - • Keep small vent holes open . tor is not used for 25 hours in one year . • Recharge at 6 - 10 amperes for 1 hour . Check the crankcase oil level before NOTE : The original equipment battery on starting the engine and after each eight your tractor is maintenance free . Do not ( 8 ) hours of operation . Tighten oil fill cap / attempt to open or remove caps or covers . dipstick securely each time you check the Adding or checking level of electrolyte is oil level . not necessary . TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL TO CLEAN BATTERY AND TERMINALS Determine temperature range expected Corrosion and dirt on the battery and before oil change . All oil must meet API terminals can cause the battery to " leak " service classification SF - SJ . • Be sure tractor is on level surface . power . 1 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first • Oil will drain more freely when warm . • Catch oil in a suitable container . then RED battery cable and remove battery from tractor . 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . Be careful 2 . Rinse the battery with plain water and not to allow dirt to enter the engine dry . when changing oil . 3 . Clean terminals and battery cable 2 . Remove yellow cap from end of drain valve and install the drain tube onto ends with wire brush until bdght . 4 . Coat terminals with grease or petro - the fitting . leum jelly . Closed Oil Drain Valve 5 . Reinstall battery ( See " REPLACING and - _ _ BATTERY " in the SERVICE AND Locked _ " _ . L _ DrainTube ADJUSTMENTS section of this manual ) . Position TRANSAXLE COOLING Keep transaxle free from build - up of dirt and chaff which can restrict cooling . Cap - - _ V - BELTS 3 . Unlock drain valve by pushing inward Check V - belts for deterioration and wear slightly and turning counterclockwise . 4 . To open , pull out on the drain valve . after 100 hours of operation and replace 5 . After oil has drained completely , close if necessary . The belts are not adjustable . and lock the drain valve by pushing Replace belts if they begin to slip from wear . inward and turning clockwise until the pin is in the locked position as shown . ENGINE 6 . Remove the drain tube and replace LUBRICATION the cap onto to the end of the drain valve . Only use high quality detergent oil rated 7 . Refill engine with oil through oil fill with API service classification SF - SJ . Se - dipstick tube . Pour slowly . Do not lect the oil's SAE viscosity grade accord - overfill . For approximate capacity see ing to your expected operating tempera - " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " ture . section of this manual . 8 . Use gauge on oil fill cap / dipstick for checking level . Be sure dipstick cap is tightened securely for accurate reading . Keep oi ! at " FULL " line on TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE dipstick . NOTE : Although multi - viscosity oils AIR FILTER ( 5wao , lowao etc . ) improve starting in Your engine will not run properly using a cold weather , these multi - viscosity oils dirty air filter . Clean the foam pre - cleaner will result in increased oil consumption after every 25 hours of operation or every when used above a2 ° F . Cheek your en - season . Service paper cartridge every gine oil level more frequently to avoid 100 hours of operation or every season , possible engine damage from running whichever occurs first . low on oil . 19
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Service air cleaner more often under 4 . Use compressed air or stiff bristle brush to thoroughly clean engine dusty conditions . cooling fins . 1 . Remove knob ( s ) and cover . 5 . To reassemble , reverse above TO SERVICE PRE - CLEANER procedure . 2 . Slide foam pre - cleaner off cartridge . 3 . Wash it in liquid detergent and water . Hex _ ousing 4 . Squeeze it dry in a clean cloth . 5 . Saturate it in engine oil Wrap it in Bolts _ . _ _ Bolts clean , absorbent cloth and squeeze to Oil Fill / remove excess oil . Dipstick Tube NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace pre - cleaner . 6 . Reinstall pre - cleaner over cartridge . 7 . Reinstall cover and secure with knob ( s ) . _ 1 I / I I - . , _ XSpark TO SERVICE CARTRIDGE IFinsi _ _ _ - J _ = ' a'l " Plug Engine Cooling 1 . Remove cartridge nut . MUFFLER 2 . Carefully remove cartridge to prevent Inspect and replace corroded muffler and debris from entering carburetor . spark arrester ( if equipped ) as it could Clean base carefully to prevent debris create a fire hazard and / or damage . from entering carburetor . SPARK PLUG ( S ) 3 . Clean cartridge by tapping gently on Replace spark plug ( s ) at the beginning of flat surface . each mowing season or after every 100 NOTE : If very dirty or damaged , replace hours of operation , whichever occurs first . cartridge . Spark plug type and gap setting are 4 . Reinstall cartridge , nut , precleaner , shown in " PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS " cover and secure with knob ( s ) . section of this manual . IMPORTANT : Petroleum solvents , such IN - LINE FUEL FILTER as kerosene , are not to be used to clean The fuel filter should be replaced once the cartridge . They may cause deteriora - each season . If fuel filter becomes tion of the cartridge . Do not oil cartridge . clogged , obstructing fuel flow to carbure - Do not use pressurized air to clean or dry tor , replacement is required . cartridge . 1 . With engine cool , remove filter and Cover Knob plug fuel line sections . 2 . Place new fuel filter in position in fuel Nut line with arrow pointing towards carburetor . 3 . Be sure there are no fuel line leaks Lper and clamps are properly positioned . Foam Cartridge Pre - Cleaner 4 . Immediately wipe up any spilled gasoline . Clamp _ Clamp CLEAN AIR SCREEN Fuel Filter Air screen must be kept free of dirt and chaff to prevent engine damage from CLEANING overheating . Clean with a wire brush or • Clean engine , battery , seat , finish , etc . compressed air to remove dirt and of all foreign matter . stubborn dried gum fibers . • Keep finished surfaces and wheels ENGINE COOLING FINS free of all gasoline , oil , etc . • Protect painted surfaces with automo - Remove any dust , dirt or oil from engine tive type wax . cooling fins to prevent engine damage We do not recommend using a garden from overheating . hose to clean your tractor unless the 1 . Remove oil fill cap / dipstick . electrical system , muffler , air filter and 2 . Remove hex bolts from blower carburetor are covered to keep water out . housing and lift housing off engine . Water in engine can result in a shortened 3 . Cover oil fill opening to prevent entry engine life . of dirt . 2O
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, _ WARNING : TO AVIOD SERIOUS INJURY , BEFORE PERFORMING ANY SERVICE OR ADJUSTMENTS : 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal fully and set parking brake . 2 . Place gearshift lever in neutral ( N ) position . 3 . Place attachment clutch in " DISENGAGED " position . 4 . Turn ignition key " STOP " and remove key . 5 . Make sure the blades and all moving parts have completely stopped . 6 . Disconnect spark plug wire from spark plug and place wire where it cannot come in contact with plug . IMPORTANT : If an attachment other than TRACTOR the mower deck is to be mounted on the TO REMOVE MOWER tractor , remove the front links and hook Mower will be easier to remove from the the clutch spring Into square hole in right side of tractor . frame . 1 . Place attachment clutch in " DISEN - GAGED " position . TO INSTALL MOWER 2 . Move attachment lift lever forward to 1 . Raise attachment lift lever to its lower mower to its lowest position . highest position . 3 . Roll belt off engine pulley . 2 . Slide mower under tractor with 4 . Remove small retainer spring , and lift deflector shield to right side of tractor . clutch spring off pulley bolt . 3 . Lower lift lever to its lowest position . 5 . Remove large retainer spdng , slide 4 . Connect front links to mower deck and collar off and push housing guide out secure with retainer springs . of bracket . 5 . Connect suspension arms to rear 6 . Disconnect anti - sway bar from chassis deck brackets and secure with bracket by removing retainer spring . retainer springs . 7 . Disconnect suspension arms from 6 . Connect anti - sway bar to chassis rear deck brackets by removing bracket and secure with retainer retainer springs . spring . 8 . Disconnect front links from deck by 7 . Push clutch cable housing guide into removing retainer springs . bracket , slide collar onto guide and 9 . Raise lift lever to raise suspension secure with large retainer spring . arms . Slide mower out from under 8 . Install belt onto engine pulley . tractor . Small Retainer Spring Clutch Retainer Anti - Swa ' Retainer Springs ( Both Sides ) Housing Guide Bracket Large Retainer Spring 21
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• To lower front of mower loosen nut " E " TO LEVEL MOWER HOUSING on both front links an equal number of Adjust the mower while tractor is parked turns . on level ground or driveway . Make sure • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower tires are properly inflated ( See " PROD - at front than rear , tighten nuts " F " UCT SPECIFICATIONS " section of this against trunnion on both front links . manual ) . If tires are over or • To raise front of mower , loosen nut " F " underinflated , you will not properly from trunnion on both front links . adjust your mower . SIDE - TO - SIDE ADJUSTMENT Tighten nut " E " on both front links an equal number of turns . The two front • Raise mower to its highest position . links must remain equal in length . • At the midpoint of both sides of mower , • When distance " D " is 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " lower measure height from bottom edge of at front than rear , tighten nut " F " against mower to ground . Distance " A " on trunnion on both front links . both sides of mower should be the same or within 1 / 4 " of each other . • Recheck side - to - side adjustment . • If adjustment is necessary , make adjustment on one side of mower only . • To raise one side of mower , tighten lift link adjustment nut on that side . • To lower one side of mower , loosen lift " D " link adjustment nut on that side . NOTE : Each full turn of adjustment nut Both Front Links Should be Equal in Length will change mower height about 1 / 8 " . • Recheck measurements after adjust - ing . Bottom edge of Bottom edge of mower to mower to ground _ ground A _ - ' _ VGround Line V ) ' _ - - A Nut " _ Nut " E " Suspension Arm Trunnion _ Lift Link Front Links Adjustment Nut TO REPLACE MOWER BLADE DRIVE FRONT - TO - BACK ADJ USTM ENT BELT IMPORTANT : Deck must be level side - to The mower blade drive belt may be side . If the following front - to - back adjust - replaced without tools . Park the tractor on ment is necessary , be sure to adjust both level surface . Engage parking brake . front links equally so mower will stay level side - to - side . BELT REMOVAL - To obtain the best cutting results , the 1 . Remove mower from tractor ( See " TO mower housing should be adjusted so REMOVE MOWER " in this section of that the front is approximately 1 / 8 " to 1 / 2 " manual ) . lower than the rear when the mower is in 2 . Work belt off both mandrel pulleys and its highest position . idler pulleys . Check adjustment on right side of tractor . 3 . Pull belt away from mower . Measure distance " D " directly in front and BELT INSTALLATION - behind the mandrel at bottom edge of 1 . Work belt around both mandrel mower housing as shown . pulleys and idler pulleys • Before making any necessary adjust - ments , check that both front links are 2 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves equal in length . and inside all belt guides . • If links are not equal in length , adjust 3 . Install mower ( See " To Install Mower " one link to same length as other link . in this section of this manual ) . 22
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TO REPLACE MOTION DRIVE BELT Mandrel Park the tractor on level surface . Engage parking brake . For assistance , there is a belt installation guide decal on bottom side of left footrest . BELT REMOVAL - 1 . Remove mower ( See " TO REMOVE MOWER " in this section of manual ) . NOTE : Observe entire motion drive belt and position of all belt guides and keepers . Mandrel 2 . Remove belt from stationary idler and Pulley clutching idler . 3 . Remove belt downward from around TO ADJUST BRAKE engine pulley . Your tractor is equipped with an adjust - 4 . Pull belt slack toward rear of tractor . able brake system which is mounted on Remove belt upwards from transaxie the right side of the transaxle , pulley by deflecting belt keepers . If tractor requires more than six ( 6 ) feet 5 . Remove belt from center span keeper stopping distance at high speed in and pull belt away from tractor . highest gear on a level dry concrete or BELT INSTALLATION - paved surface , then brake must be adjusted . 1 . Carefully work new belt down be - 1 . Depress clutch / brake pedal and tween transaxle belt keepers and onto engage parking brake . the input pulley . 2 . Measure distance between brake 2 . Slide belt into the center span keeper . operating arm and nut " A " on brake 3 . Pull belt toward front of tractor and roll rod . around the top groove of engine 3 . If distance is other than 1 - 1 / 2 " , loosen pulley . jam nut and turn nut " A " until distance 4 . install belt through stationary idler and becomes 1 - 1 / 2 " . Retighten jam nut clutching idler . against nut " A " . 5 . Make sure belt is in all pulley grooves 4 . Road test tractor for proper stopping and inside all belt guides and keep - distance as stated above . Readjust if ers . necessary . If stopping distance is still 6 . Install mower ( See = TO iNSTALL greater than six ( 6 ) feet in highest MOWER " in this section of manual ) . gear , further maintenance is neces - Engine Pulle , . sary . Contact a Sears or other qualified service center . With Parking Brake " Engaged " Clutchinc Stationary Idler Nut " A " Transaxle Nut ting 23
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4 . Replace washers and snap retaining TRANSAXLE GEAR SHIFT LEVER ring securely in axle groove . NEUTRAL ADJUSTMENT 5 . Replace axle cover . The transaxle should be in neutral when NOTE ; To seal tire punctures and the gear shift lever is in neutral ( N ) ( lock prevent flat tires due to slow leaks , gate ) position . The adjustment is preset at purchase and use tire sealant from the factory ; however , if adjustment is Sears . - fire sealant also prevents tire dry needed , proceed as follows : rot and corrosion . 1 . Make sure transaxle is in neutral ( N ) . NOTE : When the tractor rear wheels move freely , the transaxle is in neutral . Washers 2 . Loosen adjustment bolt in front of the Retaining right rear wheel . 3 . Position the gear shift lever in the Axle neutral ( N ) position . Cover 4 . Tighten adjustment bolt securely . NOTE : If additional clearance is needed to get to adjustment bolt , move mower deck height to the lowest position . I Square Key J Gearshift Lever Neutral Lock Gate ( Rear Wheel Only ) TO START ENGINE WITH A WEAK RNING ; Lead - acid batteries generate explosive gases . Keep sparks , flame and smoking materials away from batteries . Always wear eye protection when around batteries . If your battery is too weak to start the Adjustment Bolt engine , it should be recharged . ( See " BATI - ERY " in the MAINTENANCE TO ADJUST STEERING WHEEL section of this manual ) . ALIGNMENT If " jumper cables " are used for emergency starting , follow this procedure : If steering wheel crossbars are not IMPORTANT : Your tractor is equipped horizontal ( left to right ) when wheels are with a 12 volt system . The other vehicle positioned straight forward , remove must also be a 12 volt system . Do not use steering wheel and reassemble with your tractor battery to start other vehicles . crossbars horizontal . 33ghten securely . TO A - I - I'ACH JUMPER CABLES - FRONT WHEEL TOE - IN / CAMBER 1 . Connect one end of the RED cable to The front wheel toe - in and camber are the POSITIVE ( + ) terminal of each not adjustable on your tractor . If tdamageoe - battery ( A - B ) , taking care not to short has occurred to affect the front wheel against tractor chassis . in or camber , contact a Sears or other 2 . Connect one end of the BLACK cable qualified service center . to the NEGATIVE ( - ) terminal ( C ) of fully charged battery . 3 . Connect the other end of the BLACK TO REMOVE WHEEL FOR REPAIRS cable ( D ) to good chassis ground , 1 . Block up axle securely . away from fuel tank and battery . 2 . Remove axle cover , retaining ring and washers to allow wheel removal ( rear TO REMOVE CABLES , REVERSE ORDER - wheels have a square key - Do not lose ) . 1 . BLACK cable first from chassis and 3 . Repair tire and reassemble . then from the fully charged battery . NOTE : On rear wheels only : align 2 . RED cable last from both batteries . grooves in rear wheel hub and axle . Insert square key . 24
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TO REPLACE HEADLIGHT BULB 1 . Raise hood . 2 . Pull bulb holder out of the hole in the backside of the grill . 3 , Replace bulb in holder and push bulb holder securely back into the hole in the backside of the grill . 4 . Close hood , INTERLOCKS AND RELAYS Weak or Dead Fully Charged Battery Battery Loose or damaged wiring may cause your tractor to run poorly , stop running , or REPLACING BA'FrERY prevent it from starting . • Check wiring . See electrical wiring _ ILWARNING : Do not short b . attery diagram in the Repair Parts section . terminals by allowing a wrencn or any TO REPLACE FUSE other object to contact both terminals at the same time . Before connecting battery , Replace with 20 amp automotive - type remove metal bracelets , wristwatch plug - in fuse . The fuse holder is located behind the dash . bands , rings , etc . Positive terminal must be connected first TO REMOVE HOOD AND GRILL to prevent sparking from accidental ASSEMBLY grounding . 1 . Raise hood . 1 . Lift seat pan to raised position . 2 . Unsnap headlight wire connector , 2 . Disconnect BLACK battery cable first 3 . Stand in front of tractor , Grasp hood then RED battery cable and carefully at sides , tilt toward engine and lift off remove battery from tractor . of tractor . 3 . Install new battery with terminals in 4 , When replacing hood , be sure to same position as old battery . reconnect the headlight wire connec - 4 . First connect RED battery cable to tor . positive ( + ) terminal with hex bolt and keps nut as shown . Tighten securely . Slide terminal cover over terminal 5 . Connect BLACK grounding cable to negative ( - ) terminal with remaining hex bolt and keps nut . Tighten securely . Headlight Wire Connector Terminal Keps Cover / / / Rex Bolt Positivq ( Red ) Cable ( Black ) Cable 25
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IMPORTANT : Damage to the needle valve ENGINE and the seat in carburetor may result if screw Maintenance , repair , or replacement of the is turned in too fight . emission control devices and systems , which PRELIMINARY SEI - FING - are being done at the customers expense , may be performed by any non - toed engine 1 . Air cleaner assembly must be assembled repair establishment or individual . Warranty to the carburetor when making carburetor repairs must be performed by an authorized adjustments . engine manufacturer's service outlet . 2 . Be sure the throttle control cable is TO ADJUST THROTTLE CONTROL adjusted properly ( see above ) . CABLE FINAL SETFING - The throttle control has been preset at the 1 . Start engine and allow to warm for five factory and adjustment should not be minutes . Make final adjustments with necessary . Check adjustment as described engine running and shift / motion control below before loosening cable . If adjustment lever in neutral ( N ) position . is necessary , proceed as follows : 2 . Move throttle control lever to slow 1 . With engine not running , move throttle position . With finger , rotate and hold control lever from slow to choke position . throttle lever against idle speed screw . Slowly move lever from choke to fast Tum idle speed screw to attain 1750 position . RPM . 2 . Check that holes " A " in govemor control 3 . While still holding throttle lever against lever and hole in governor plate line - up . idle speed screw , turn idle mixture valve If holes " A " are not aligned , loosen clamp full travel clockwise then counterclock - screw and move throttle cable until holes wise until engine runs rough . Tum valve are aligned . Tighten clamp screw to a point midway between those two securely . positions . Release throttle lever . Governor Governor ACCELERATION TEST - _ ontr _ _ Lever / Control Plate 4 . Move throttle control lever from slow to fast position . If engine hesitates or dies , turn idle mixture valve out ( counterclock - wise ) 1 / 8 turn . Repeat test and continue to adjust , if necessary , until engine accelerates smoothly . Holes = A " _ N . . . . F - = J , LJ , ' _ I " throttle High speed stop is factory adjusted . Do not _ ew p , J _ Lg _ ( Dal _ , e adjust or damage may result . IMPORTANT : Never tamper with the engine governor , which is factory set for proper TO ADJUST CARBURETOR engine speed . Overspeeding the engine NOTE : The carburetor on this engine is low above the factory high speed setting can be emission , it is equipped with an idle fuel dangerous . If you think the engine - governed adjusting needle with a limiter cap , which high speed needs adjusting , contact a allows some adjustment within the limits Sears or other qualified service center , allowed by the cap . Do not attempt to remove which has proper equipment and experience the limiter cap . The limiter cap cannot be to make any necessary adjustments . removed without breaking the adjusting needle . The carburetor has been preset at the factory Idle Sp _ eed _ _ _ Throttle and adjustment should not be necessary . However , minor adjustment may be required to compensate for differences in fuel , temperature , altitude or load . If the carburetor does need adjustment , proceed as follows : In general , turning idle mixture valve in ( clockwise ) decreases the supply of fuel to Screw _ Lever the engine giving a leaner fuel / air mixture . Fuming the idle mixture valve out ( counter - Idle Mixture Valv ! _ clockwise ) increases the supply of fuel to the With Lirniter engine giving a richer fuel / air mixture . 26
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Immediately prepare your tractor for alcohol blended fuels ( called gasohol or storage at the end of the season or if the using ethanol or methanol ) can attract tractor will not be used for 30 days or moisture which leads to separation and more . formation of acids during storage . Acidic , _ iLCAUTION - Never store the tractor with gas can damage the fuel system of an gasoline in the tank inside a building engine while in storage . where fumes may reach an open flame or 1 . Drain the fuel tank . spark . Allow the engine to cool before 2 . Start the engine and let it run until the storing in any enclosure . fuel lines and carburetor are empty . TRACTOR • Never use engine or carburetor cleaner products in the fuel tank or permanent Remove mower from tractor for winter damage may occur . storage . When mower is to be stored for • Use fresh fuel next season . a period of time , clean it thoroughly , NOTE = Fuel stabilizer is an acceptable remove all dirt , grease , leaves , etc . Store alternative in minimizing the formation of in a clean , dry area . fuel gum deposits during storage . Add 1 . Clean entire tractor ( See " CLEANING " in the Maintenance section of this stabilizer to gasoline in fuel tank or storage container . Always follow the mix manual ) . ratio found on stabilizer container . Run 2 . Inspect and replace belts , if necessary engine at least 10 minutes after aaddingch ( See belt replacement instructions in stabilizer to allow the stabilizer to re the Service and Adjustments section the carburetor . Do not drain the gas tank of this manual ) . and carburetor if using fuel stabilizer . 3 . Lubricate as shown in the Mainte - ENGINE OIL nance section of this manual . 4 . Be sure that all nuts , bolts and screws Drain oil ( with engine warm ) and replace are securely fastened . Inspect moving with clean engine oil . ( See " ENGINE " in the Maintenance section of this manual ) . parts for damage , breakage and wear . Replace if necessary . CYLINDER ( S ) 5 . Touch up all rusted or chipped paint 1 . Remove spark plug ( s ) . surfaces ; sand lightly before painting . 2 , Pour one ounce of oil through spark plug hole ( s ) into cylinder ( s ) , BATTERY 3 . Turn ignition key to start position for a • Fully charge the battery for storage . few seconds to distribute oil . • After a period of time in storage , battery 4 , Replace with new spark plug ( s ) . may require recharging . OTHER • To help prevent corrosion and power leakage during long periods of storage , • Do not store gasoline from one season battery cables should be disconnected to another . and battery cleaned thoroughly ( see • Replace your gasoline can if your can " TO CLEAN BA - I - FERY AND TERMI - starts to rust . Rust and / or dirt in your NALS " in the Maintenance section of gasoline will cause problems . this manual ) . • If possible , store your tractor indoors • After cleaning , leave cables discon - and cover it to give protection from dust nected and place cables where they and dirt . cannot come in contact with battery • Cover your tractor with a suitable terminals . protective cover that does not retain • If battery is removed from tractor for moisture . Do not use plastic . Plastic storage , do not store battery directly on cannot breathe which allows conden - concrete or damp surfaces . sation to form and will cause your tractor to rust . ENGINE IMPORTANT : Never cover tractor while FUEL SYSTEM engine and exhaust areas are still warm . IMPORTANT : It is important to prevent gum deposits from forming in essential fuel system parts such as carburetor , fuel hose , or tank during storage . Also , 27
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART in manual unless directed to Sears service center See appropriate section PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Will not start 1 . Out of fuel . 1 . Fill fuel tank . 2 . See " TO START ENGINE " Engine not " CHOKED " 2 . properly . in Operation section . 3 . Wait several minutes Engine flooded . 3 . before attempting to start . 4 . Bad spark plug . 4 . Replace spark plug . 5 . Dirty air filter . 5 . Clean / replace air filter . 6 . Dirty fuel filter . 6 . Replace fuel filter . 7 Water in fuel . 7 . Drain fuel tank and carburetor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 8 . Loose or damaged wiring . 8 . Check all wiring . 9 , Carburetor out of adjustment 9 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 10 . Contact a Sears or other 10 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Hard to start 1 . Dirty air filter . 1 . Clean / replace air filter . 2 . Bad spark plug . 2 . Replace spark plug . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Dirty fuel filter . 4 . Replace fuel filter . 5 . 5 . Drain fuel tank and refill Stale or dirty fuel . with fresh gasoline . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Carburetor out of adjustment . 7 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " in Service and Adjustments section . 8 . 8 . Contact a Sears or other Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Enginewill not 1 . Clutch / brake pedal not 1 . Depress clutch / brake turn over depressed . pedal . 2 . Attachment clutch is 2 . Disengage attachment clutch . engaged . 3 . Weak or dead battery . 3 . Recharge or replace battery . 4 . Blown fuse . 4 . Replace fuse . 5 . Corroded battery terminals . 5 . Clean battery terminals . 6 . Loose or damaged wiring . 6 . Check all wiring . 7 . Faulty ignition switch . 7 . Check / replace ignition switch , 8 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 8 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 9 . Contact a Sears or other Faulty operator presence 9 . switch ( es ) . qualified service center . . Engine clicks but Weak or dead battery . 1 . Recharge or replace battery will not start 2 . Corroded battery terminals . 2 . Clean battery terminals . 3 . Loose or damaged wiring . 3 . Check all wiring . 4 . Faulty solenoid or starter . 4 . Check / replace solenoid or starter . 28
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Lossofpower 1 . Cutting too much grass / too 1 . Set in " Higher Cut " position / fast . reduce speed . 2 . Throttle in " CHOKE " 2 . Adjust throttle control . position . 3 . Clean underside of mower 3 . Build - up of grass , leaves and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Dirty airfilter . 4 . Clean / replace air filter . 5 . Low oil leveVdirty oil . 5 . Check oil level / change oil . 6 . Faulty spark plug . 6 . Clean and regap or change spark plug . 7 . Dirty fuel filter . 7 . Replace fuel filter . 8 . Drain fuel tank and refill with 8 . Stale or dirty fuel . fresh gasoline . 9 . Water in fuel . 9 . Drain fuel tank and carbure tor , refill tank with fresh gasoline and replace fuel filter . 10 . Spark plug wire loose . 10 . Connect and tighten spark plug wire . 11 . Dirty engine air screen / fins . 11 . Clean engine air screen / fins . 12 . Dirty / clogged muffler . 12 . Clean / replace muffler . 13 . Loose or damaged wiring . 13 . Check all wiring . 14 . Carburetor out of 14 . See " To Adjust Carburetor " adjustment . in Service and Adjustments section . 15 . Contact a Sears or other 15 . Engine valves out of adjustment . qualified service center . Excessive 1 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . vibration Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Bent blade mandrel . 2 . Replace blade mandrel . 3 . Loose / damaged part ( s ) . 3 . Tighten loose part ( s ) . Replace damaged pads . . Enginecontinues 1 . Faulty operator - safety Check wiring , switches and to run connections , if not presence control system . contact a Sears or other when operator leaves seat with qualified service center . with attachment clutch engaged Poor cut - uneven . Worn , bent or loose blade . 1 . Replace blade . Tighten blade bolt . 2 . Mower deck not level . 2 . Level mower deck . 3 . 3 . Clean underside of mower Buildup of grass , leaves , and trash under mower . housing . 4 . Bent blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 5 . 5 . Clean around mandrels to Clogged mower deck vent holes from buildup of open vent holes . grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . 29
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TROUBLESHOOTING CHART See appropriate section in manual unless directed to Sears service center PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Mower blades will 1 . Obstruction in clutch 1 . Remove obstruction . not rotate mechanism . 2 . Worn / damaged mower 2 . Replace mower drive belt . drive belt . 3 . Frozen idler pulley . 3 . Replace idler pulley . 4 . Frozen blade mandrel . 4 . Replace blade mandrel . 1 . Place throttle control in Poor grass il . Engine speed too slow . " FAST ' position . discharge 2 . Shift to slower speed . 2 . Travel speed too fast . 3 . Allow grass to dry before 3 . Wet grass . mowing . 4 . Mower deck not level . 4 . Level mower deck . 5 . Low / uneven tire air 5 . Check tires for proper air pressure . pressure . 6 . Worn , bent or loose blade . 6 . Replace / sharpen blade . Tighten blade bolt . 7 . Clean underside of mower 7 . Buildup of grass , leaves and trash under mower . housing . 8 . Mower drive belt worn . 8 . Replace mower drive belt . 9 . Blades improperly installed . 9 . Reinstall blades sharp edge down . 10 . Replace with blades listed 10 . Improper blades used . in this manual . 11 . Clean around mandrels to 11 . Clogged mower deck vent open vent holes . holes from buildup of grass , leaves , and trash around mandrels . Switch is " OFF " . 1 . Turn switch " ON " . Headlight ( s ) not 1 . Bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) burned out 2 . Replace bulb ( s ) or lamp ( s ) . working 2 . 3 . Check / replace light switch . ( if so equipped ) 3 . Faulty light switch . 4 . Loose or damaged wiring . 4 . Check wiring and connec tions . 5 . Blown fuse . 5 . Replace fuse . iBattery will not 1 , 1 . Replace battery . Bad battery cell ( s ) . Poor cable connections . 2 . Check / clean all connec charge 2 . tions . 3 . 3 . Replace regulator . Faulty regulator ( if so equipped ) . 4 . 4 . Replace alternator . Faulty alternator . . Move throttle control to Engine " backfires " 1 , Engine throttle control not when turning set at " SLOW " position " SLOW " position and allow for 30 seconds before to idle for 30 seconds before engine " OFF " stopping engine . stopping engine . 30
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NU MBER 917.271652 SCHEMATIC BATrERY AMMETER FUSE STARTER ( OPTIONAL ) , _ BLACK _ L . . . . I RED SOLENOID I CLUTCH / BRAKE SEAT SWITCH IGNITION _ . . . . ( NOoTccuP , _ y , r _ " SWITCH ( PECALUP i n I _ 1 L , © lUJC , K SPARK ( OPTIONAL ) a _ Jc , K _ IGNUINTIITON _ ( _ ' ) - PGLAUPG _ - - _ - - _ 4 ' FUELI J 2 PLUGS ON TWIN CYL . ENG NES ) II _ I i CPL _ RGING SYSTEM C , UTPtJT 28 VQt . TS AC I _ N $ 3 _ oo RPM 3 AMP EX ; g 3600 RPM ( CHA _ GING SYSTEM DISCONNECTED ) . . . . ] FUEL SHUT - OFF SOLENOID [ - R - E { ) _ t . . . . 1 _ , _ , _ , _ _ ' ALTERNATO , R OP _ NQ _ NOTE YOUR TRACTOR IS BROWN EQUIPPED WITH A SPECIAL ALTERNATOR SYSTEM . THE LIGHTS ARE NOTE CONNECTED TO TH BATTERY , BUT HAVE THEIRCE . OWN ELECTRICAL SOUR BECAUSE OF THIS , THELIGHTSE HEADLIGHTS BRIGHTNESS OF HTHE WILL CHANGE WIT ENGIN SPEED . AT IDLE THE LIGHTSIS NON - REMOVABLE WILL DIM . AS THE ENGINE CONNECTIONS SPEEDED UP , THE LIGHTSIGHTEST . WILL BECOME THEIR BR IGNITION SWITCH REMOVABLE PosmoN CIRCUIT " MAKE " CONNECTIONS OFF M + G + A1 NONE WIRING INSULATED CLIPS RUI _ , _ IGH1 B + AI A2 + L NOTE : IF WIRING INSULATED CLIPS WERE REMOVED FOR RUN B + AI NONE SERVICING OF UNIT , THEY SHOULD BE REPLACED TO START 3 + S + A1 NONE PROPERLY SECURE YOUR WIRING , 31
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 ELECTRICAL 22 r i i \ p l i j i I j J i 41 26 \ \ \ I I I 29 28 27 I I I I I 90 32
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 ELECTRICAL KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 163465 HBatteryex 2 74760412 Bolt Hd 1 / 4 - 20unc x 3 / 4 8 176689 Box Battery Fender 16 176138 Switch , Interlock 21 175688 Harness Asm LightW / 4152j 22 4152J Bulb Light # 1156 24 4799J Cable Battery 6 Ga 11 " red 25 146147 Cable Battery 6 Ga w / 16 wire red 26 175158 Fuse20AMP 27 73510400 Nut , Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNCblack 28 4207J Cable Ground 6 Ga 12 " 29 121305X Switch Plunger Nc Gray 30 175566 Switch Ign 33 140403 Key Ign Molded Craftsman 40 179720 Harness Ignin 41 71110408 Bolt BIk . F Hex 1 / 4 - 20 Unc x 1 / 2 42 131563 CoverTermina ! Red 43 178861 Solenoid 45 121433X Ammeter Rectangular 6 Amp 52 141940 Protection Wire Loop 89 180499 Cover Battery Terminal NOTE : All componentdimensions give in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES 28 12 5 53 55 6O 37 _ 3 / 208 74 3 34
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 CHASSIS AND ENCLOSURES KEY PART NO , NO . DESCRIPTION 1 174619 Chassis 2 176554 Drawbar 3 1706o0612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 5 155272 BumperHood / Dash 9 168337X013 Dash . 10 STD533710 Bolt , Carriage 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 11 174996 Panel , Dash , LH . 12 145660 Clip Tinnerman Gdlle P / LDash 13 172105X010 Panel , Asm , SLKSCR R . H . 14 17490608 Screw Thdml 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 17 144983X558 HoodAssembly 18 126938X Bumper Hood 25 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 CGauge 26 STD541437 Nut , Lock Hex W / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 UN 28 178987X558 Grille w / Lens Asm . 29 155217X599 Lens , Grille 30 175692X558 Fender 31 139976 Bracket , Fender Support1 / 37 17490508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 16 - 18 x 2 TYT 38 175710 Bracket Asm Pivot 51 73800400 Nut Lockw / Insert 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 52 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Ga . 53 145201 Bracket Gdlle Piekoff LH 54 161464 Screw Hex WSHD 8 - 18 x 7 / 8 55 145202 Bracket Grille Pickoff RH 57 STD522507 Bolt , Fin Hex 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x . 75 60 STD533707 BoltRdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 3 / 4 64 154798 DashLowerSTLT 74 STD541437 Nut , Crownlock3 / 8 - 16 UNC 142 175702 PlateReinforcementSTLT 143 154966 BracketSwaybar Chassis 144 175582 Bracket Footrest 145 156524 Rod PivotChassis / Hood 159 155123X428 uCupholderlder5 / 206 170165 BoltSho 16 - 18 " I - I " 207 17670508 Screw Thdrol 5 / 8 - 18 x 1 / 2 208 17670608 Screw Thdrol 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 / 2 212 165919 insert Lens Reflective - - 5479J Plug , Button NOTE : All componentdimensions give in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 35
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMB ER 917.271652 GROUND DRIVE 26 27 36
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 GROUNDDRIVE KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION Bolt Hex 7 / 16 - 20 x 4 Gr 5 1 Transaxle ( See Breakdown ) 64 71170764143 Dana 4360 - 140 65 STD551 Washer Lock Hvy Hlcl Spr 7 / 16 2 146682 SprLngReturn Brake T / a Zinc 66 154778 Keeper Belt EngineDrive 3 123666X Guide BeltMower RH Pulley Transaxle 18 / 20 " tires 70 134683 4 12000028 Ring Retainer # 5100 - 62 74 109502X Spacer 1Split32 5 121520X Washer 25 x 1 1 / 4 x 16 Ga StrapTorque 30 Degrees 76 121749X1075 6 17060512 Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 3 / 4 76 STD58 E - dng # 5133 - 75 8 165866 ROdShifterFender STLT 77 123583X Key Square 10 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 1 Cad 78 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16ga 11 105701X Washer Plate Shf 388 Sq Hole 79 2228M Key Woodruff 13 74550412 Bolt 1 / 4 - 28unf Gr8 W / Patch 80 131488 Arm , Shift 14 10040400 Washer Lock Hvy Helical 1 / 4 81 165594 Shaft Assembly 15 74490544 Bolt Hex FLGHD 5 / 16 - 18 Gr . 5 82 165711 Spring , Torsion 16 STD541431 Nut Lock Hex w / Ins . 5 / 16 - 18 Unc 83 19171216 Washer 17132x 3 / 4 x 16 Gauge 18 STD523710 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc x 1 Gr . 5 84 166229 Link Transaxle 19 STD541437 Nut Lock Hex W / Ins . 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 85 150360 Nut , NylockShift , 21 106933X Knob Rd 1 / 2 - 13 Plstc Thds BIk 89 158391 ) ( 428 Console , STLT 22 130804 Rod Brake BIkZinc 26 840 90 124346X Nut , Self - Threading , Washer 24 STD541237 Nut Hex Jam 3 / 8 - 16 Une Hd 1 / 4 25 106888X Spdng Rod Brake 2 00 Zinc 9699 STD624003 Retainer Spring8 26 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ga 17000512 Screw 5 / 16 - 1 x 3 / 4 27 STD561210 Pin Cotter 1 / 8 x 3 / 4 Cad 112 19091210 Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 10 Ga 28 175765 Rod Brake Parking Lt / Yt 113 127285X StrapTorque 29 71673 Cap Brake Parking 116 STD533710 Bolt RdHd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 Unc 30 174973 Bracket Mtg Transaxle 120 739OO6OO Nut Lock Fig . 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 32 STD523107 Bolt Hex Hd 5 / 16 - 18unc x 3 / 4 150 175456 Spacer Retainer 34 175578 Shaft Asm Pedal Foot 151 19133210 Washer 13 / 32 x 2 x 10 Ga . 35 120183X Bearing Nylon BIk 629 Id 156 166002 Washer Srrted 5 / 161D x 1 . 125 36 STD551062 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 16 Ga 158 165589 Bracket Shift Mount 37 STD571810 Pin Roll 3 / 16 x 1 " 159 165494 Hub Tapered Flange Shift Lt 38 179114 72140406 Pulley Composite Flat 161 Bolt Rdhd Sqnk 1 / 4 - 20 x 3 / 4 Gr . 5 39 74760648 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc x 3 162 736804OO Nut Crownlock 1 / 4 - 20 UNC 41 175556 74780416 Keeper Belt Idler 163 Bolt Hex Fin 1 / 4 - 20 UNC x 1 Gr . 5 47 127783 Pulley Idler 164 19091010 Washer 5 / 6 x . 281 x 10 Ga . 48 154407 Bellcrank ClutchGrnd Drv STL 165 165623 Bracket Pivot Lever 49 123205X Retainer Belt Style Spring 166 16688O Screw 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 50 STD523715 Bolt Hex Hd 3 / 8 - 16unc x 1 - 1 / 2 168 165492 Bolt shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 x . 561 51 STD541437 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 16 UNC 169 16558O Plate Fastening Lt 52 STD541431 Nut Crown Lock5 / 16 - 18 170 178394 Keeper Belt T / A 53 105710X Link Clutch7 66 197 169613 Nyliner Snap - In 5 / 8 " ID 55 105709X Spring Return Clutch6 75 198 169593 Washer Nyl 7 / 81D x . 105 " 56 17060620 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 1 / 4 202 72110614 Bolt Carr Sh 3 / 8 - 16 x 1 - 3 / 4 Gr . 5 57 160855 V - Belt Gd Drive 212 145212 Nut Hex Flange Lock 59 169691 Keeper Belt Centerspan 61 17120614 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x . 875 62 8883R Cover Pedal BIk Round NOTE : All component dimensions give in U . S . inches 63 175410 1 inch = 25.4 mm PulleyEng 37
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUM BER 917.271652 STEERING ASSEMBLY # - . _ f I - _ - ' - " _ 42 t i J I 68 67 S7 J 46 a _ I 13 65 " ' \ \ _ \ \ 43 I 30 38
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 STEERING ASSEMBLY KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 139768 SteeringWheel 2 175131 FrontAxle Assembly 3 169840 Spindle Assembly , L . H . 4 169839 Spindle Assembly , R . H . 5 6266H Beadng , Race , Thrust , Hardened 6 121748X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 5 / 8 x 16 Gauge 7 19272016 Washer 27 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 8 12000029 Ring , Klip 9 3366R Bearing , SteeringColumn 10 175121 Link , DragLock 11 STD551137 Washer , 12 73940800 Nut Hex Jam Toplock 1 / 2 - 20 Unf 13 136518 Spacer , Bearing , Front Axle 15 145212 Nut Lock Hex Flange 17 180641 Shaft Asm , Steering 26 126847X Bushing , Link , Drag 28 19131416 Washer 13 / 32 x 7 / 8 x 16 Gauge 29 17060612 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 Pin 30 S _ 1210 32 13O465 Rod , Tie 36 155O99 Bushing , Steering 37 152927 Screw 31 " # 10 - 32x 5 x 3 / 8 Flange 38 139769 Cap Wheel Steer OPP BIkD . 39 19183812 Washer 9 / 16 tD x 2 - 3 / 80 12 Ga 40 STD541537 Nut LockCenter 3 / 6 - 24 UNF 41 100711L Adaptor , SteeringWheel 42 145054X428 Boot , Steering Dash P / L Mtl BIk 43 121749X Washer 25 / 32 x 1 - 1 / 4 x 16 Gauge 44 18O640 ExtensionSteering 46 121232X Cap , Spindle 47 6855M Fitting , Grease Nut Crownlock1 / 4 - 28 51 7354O4OO 54 71130420 Bolt Hex 1 / 4 - 28 UNF x 1 - 1 / 4 Gr . 8 65 160367 Spacer Brace Axle 67 72140618 Bolt Rdhd Sq 3 / 8 - 16 x 2 - 1 / 4 68 169827 BraceAxle 71 175146 SteeringAsm , 82 169835 Bracket Susp Chassis Front 85 133835 FastenerChristmasTree 88 175118 BoltShoulder 7 / 16 - 20 Unc 91 175553 Clip Steering NOTE : Allcomponentdimensionsgiven in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 39
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 ENGINE 81 4 14 78 33 31 40 33 29 I OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT I Spark Arrester KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170545 Control Throttle / Choke 37 137040 Line Fuel 20 " 2 17720408 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20xl / 2 T 38 148315 Plug Oil Drain 3 . . . . . . . . 4O 124O28X Engine ( See Breakdown ) Briggs BushingSnap Nyl BIk Fuel Line3 / Model310707 - 0137 - E1 44 17670412 Screw HexwshThdrol 1 / 4 - 20x 4 4 137352 Muffler Exhaust B & S Lt 45 17000612 Screw Hexwsh Thdr 3 / 8 - 16 x 3 / 4 13 165291 Gasket 1 313 Id Tin Plated 46 19091416 Washer 9 / 32 X 7 / 8 X 16ga 14 148456 Tube Drain Oil 62 STD551131 Washer Lock Hvy Hlcl Spr 5 / 16 16 STD551237 Washer Lock Ext Tooth 3 / 8 72 71070512 Screw Hexhd Cap 5 / 16 - 18x3 / 4 23 169837 ShieldBRN / DBR Guard 78 17060620 Screw3 / 8 * 16x1 - 1 / 4 29 137180 81 73510400 Arrestor 2Spark5 Nut Keps Hex 1 / 4 - 20unc 31 109202X Tank Fuel I Fr NOTE : AllcomponentdimensionsgiveninU . S . inches 32 158990 Cap Asm Fuel W / sym Vented 1 inch = 25.4 mm 33 123487X Clamp Hose Blk 4O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 LIFT ASSEMBLY 7 i , 1.1 ' / / / ' / I ' I 5 i ' I 2 6 6 5 13 19 2O 2O 13 19 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 159460 Washer Asm Inner Spring W / 13 STD624008 Retainer Spring 15 173288 Link Front Plunger 2 159471 Shaft Asm . Lift RH 16 73350800 Nut Jam Hex 1 / 2 - 13 Unc 3 105767X Pin Groove 17 175689 Trunnion Front Susp . 4 12000002 18 73800800 Nut LockwA , vsh 1 / 2 - 13 Unc E Ring # 5133 - 62 5 19211621 Washer 21 / 32 x 1 x 21 Ga . 19 139868 Arm Suspension Mower 6 120183X Bearing Ny ] ong 20 163552 Retainer Spring 7 125631X Grip Handle Fluted 31 169865 Bearing , pvt . Lift . 8 122365X 32 73540600 Nut Crownlock 3 / 8 - 24 Button Plunger Read 11 139865 Link Asm Lift LH . NOTE : All component dimensions givenin U . S . inches 12 139666 Link Asm Lift R . H . 1 inch = 25.4 mm 41
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 SEAT ASSEMBLY KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 140122 Seat 13 121248X Bushing Snap BIk Nyl 50 Id - 2 140551 Bracket Pnt Pivot Seat ( blk ) 14 72050412 Bolt Rdhd Sht Nk 1 / 4 - 20x1 1 / 2 3 71110818 Bolt Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16unc X 1 15 134300 Spacer Split 28 X 96 Zinc 4 19131610 Washer 13 / 32 X 3 / 4 X 10 Ga 16 121250X Spring Cprsn 1 27 BIk Pnt 5 145006 17 123976X Clip Push In Hinged Nut Lock 1 / 4 Lge Fig Gr 5 AZinc 6 STD541437 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 3 / 8 - 16 Unc 21 171852 Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 Unc - 2 7 124181X 22 STD541431 Nut Hex Lock w / Ins 5 / 16 - 18 Spring Seat Cprsn 2 250 BIk Zi 8 17000616 Screw 3 / 8 - 16 X 1 - 1 / 2 24 19171912 Washer 17 / 32 X 1 - 3 / 16 X 12 Ga 9 19131614 Washer 13 / 32 X 1 X 14 Ga 25 127018X Bolt Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 X 62 10 182493 Pan Pnt Seat ( blk ) 11 166369 Knob Seat NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 12 121246X Bracket Pnt Mounting Switch 1 inch = 25.4 mm 42
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 DECALS 10 4 2 15 13 14 / KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . Decal , V - belt Dr Sch 1 156368 Decal , Oper . Instr . 12 146046 Decal , Dash , Panel 2 182018 Decal , Replcmnt 13 181702 Decal , V - belt Schematic 3 171696 Decal , Hood Rh 14 160896 4 171697 Decal , Hood Lh 15 138047 Decal Batteryry Decal , Batte Dngr / Psn Eng 5 181450 Decal , Hp Engine 20 11495161 Decal , LiftHandle 6 133644 Decal , Maint Customer Sears Dom - - 1383 Pad , FootrestLH STLT 7 177253 Decal , Hood Side - - 165800X428 Pad , FootrestRH STLT 8 172331 Decal Mower - - 165799X428 9 163204 Decal , Fender Craftsman - - 183270 Manual , Owner's ( English ) 10 156439 Manual , Owner's ( Spanish ) Decal , Fender Danger - - 183271 11 179128 Decal , Deck KEY PART WHEELS & TIRES NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 59192 CapValueTire 2 65139 Stem Value 3 106222X Tire F Ts 15 X 6 0 - 6 Service 4,10 4 59904 Tube Inner Front # 35060 7 5 106732X427 Rim Asm 6 " frontWhite Service 6 278H FittingGrease 7 9040H Beadng Flange 11 RimAsm 8 " rearWhite Service 8 106108X427 Tire R Ts 18x9 5 - 8 Service 9 106268X Tube Rear 9 5 X 8 Service 10 7152J 11 t 04757X428 Cap Axle Blk 1 50 X 1 00 - - 144334 Sealant , Tire ( 10 oz , tube ) NOTE : AllcomponentdimensionsgiveninU . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 43
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 MOWER DECK 153 1 ; " 142 21 23 24 25 \ 26 16 28 27 1 29 , 18 18 13 _ 10 _ 9 _ _ 8 v 44
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 MOWER DECK KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . 1 165892 Mower Deck Assembly , 42 " 53 131845 Arm Assembly , Pad , Brake 2 STD533107 Bolt 54 133943 Washer , Hardened Arm , Idler 3 138017 Bracket Assembly , Sway Bar , 55 21550463 Front 56 1657 Spacer , Retainerer Guard , TUV Idl 4 165460 Bracket Sway Bar 38 / 42 " Deck 59 141043 Knob Custom Oval 5 STD624008 Retainer Spring 67 149846 V - Belt 6 178024 Bar Sway Deck 68 144959 Nut 8 850857 Bolt , Hex 3 / 8 - 24 x 1.25 Gr . 8 92 STD541437 MulcherCover 9 STD551137 Washer , Lock 101 138420 Screw 10 140296 Washer , Hardened 102 71081010 Washer # 10 11 134149 Blade , Mulching 103 19061216 13 180074 Shaft Assembly , Mandrel , Vented 104 STD551110 Washer , Lock 14 128774 Housing , Mandrel , Vented 105 160793 Latch Assembly , Bagger 15 110485X Bearing , Ball , Mandrel 106 2029J Nut , Weld 16 174493 Stripper , Vented Mower Deck 129 19131312 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 12 Ga . Bolt , Fin Hex 3 / 8 - 16 UNC x 1 Gr . 5 18 72140505 Bolt , Cardage 5 / 16 - 18 x 5 / 8 130 1STD5237100 19 132827 Bolt , Shoulder 131 STD5337 Bolt , Rdhd Sqnk 3 / 8 - 16UNC x 1 20 159770 Baffle , Vortex 142 165890 ArmSpring BrakeMower 21 STD541431 NutCrownlock5 / 16 - 18UNC 143 157109 BracketArm idler42 " 23 177563 Bracket , Deflector 144 158634 Keeper Belt42 " Clutch Cable 24 105304X Cap , Sleeve 145 165888 Pulley Idler Flat 25 123713X Spring , Torsion , Deflector 146 171977 BoltCarriage Idler 26 110452X Nut , Push 147 131335 Spdng Extension 27 130968X428 Shield , Deflector 148 169022 SpringReturn Idler 28 19111016 Washer 11 / 32 x 5 / 8 x 16 Ga . 149 165898 Retainer SpringYellow ZincGa . Washer 9 / 32 x 3 / 4 x 16 29 131491 Red , Hinge 150 19091216 30 173984 ScrawThd RollDod Pt . Hex 151 169670 Bracket Clutch Cable Clutch 42 In 31 129963 Washer , Spacer 152 169676 32 153535 Pulley , Mandrel 153 169674 Washer Flat 3 / 8 " Type B 33 178342 Nut , Toplock , Flanged 154 169675 Spring Retainer 34 S _ 717 Bolt 155 169671 Spdng Retention Lever 36 131494 Pulley , Idler , Flat 156 16967269 Spacer 37 STD551037 Washer 13 / 32 x 13 / 16 x 16 Ga . 157 1696 Rod Clutch 40 STD541437 NutCrownlock3 / 8 - 16UNC 158 17720408 Screw Hex Thd Cut 1 / 4 - 20 x 1 / 2 44 140088 Guard , Mandrel , LH . 159 72140614 Bolt Tdhd Sgn 3 / 8 - 16UNC x 1 - 3 / 4 45 STD624003 Retainer - - 130794 Mandrel Assembly ( Includes 46 137729 Screw , Thd . Roll 1 / 4 - 20 x 5 / 8 Housing , Shaft and Shall 48 133944 Washer , Hardened Hardware Only - Pulley Not 49 174284 Roller Assembly , Cam Followe r Included ) 50 131340 Bolt , Shoulder # 10 - 24 Grade 5 - - 169583 Replacement Mower , Complete 51 STO541410 Locknut 52 139888 Bolt , Shoulder 5 / 16 - 18 UNC NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 45
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 DANA TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER D4360 - 140 20 21 22 8 24 25 27 36 38 52 53 45 46 47 48 57 49 5g 50 59 62 67 61 23 69 , 46
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 DANA TRANSAXLE - - MODEL NUMBER D4360 - 140 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 1 170981 Housing , Upper 40 120472X Spacer , . 633 X . 87 X . 755 2 2274J Screw , Tapping , 1 / 4 - 20 X . 734 41 105928X Sprocket , 9T 3 134400 Ball , Detent 42 170988 Gear , Bevel , 36T 4 105904X Spring , Detent 43 134394 * Assy , Kit , Shim , . 750 Shaft 5 160940 Screw , Tapping , No . 10 - 24 X . 482 44 120473X Shaft , Drive 6 138235 Assy , Kit , Shifter 45 142678 Gear , Spur , 12T 7 108727X V - Ring 46 143697 Gear , Spur , 15T 9 148266 Bearing , Flange 47 124641X Gear , Spur , 20T 9 148269 Seal , Oil 48 106589 ) ( Gear , Spur , 25T 10 222.5J Ring , Retaining 49 120408X Gear , Spur , 28T 11 134793 * Assy , Kit , Shim , . 625 Shaft 50 105937X Gear , Spur , 31T 12 148268 Bearing , Flange 51 2226J Washer , Plain , . 632 X 1.00 X . 060 13 120415X Washer , P _ ain , . 632 X 1.38 X . 046 52 134401 Washer , Neoprene 14 142674 Key , Woodruff , No . 9 53 2264J Washer , Plain , . 758 X 1.25 X . 031 15 170983 Assy , Kit , Input Shaft 54 160946 Axle , LH 16 170986 Pinion , Bevel , 12T 55 170990 Gear , Miter , 1 2T , Splined 17 105909X Ring , Retaining 56 71609481X Ring , Retaining 18 105910 ) ( Chain , 24 Pitches 57 1100 Gear , Spur , 32T 19 160942 Cover , Detent 58 120952X Shaft , Cross 20 160943 Gear , Spur , 1 2T 59 170991 Gear , Miter , 1 2T , Idler 21 148267 Collar , Clutch 60 160950 Axle , RH 22 138236 Assy , Kit , Clutch Keys 61 J170992 Housing , Lower 23 73810500 Nut , Lock , 5 / 16 - 24 62 7294 Disc , Brake 24 142676 Shaft , Intermediate 63 108989X Spacer , Brake Puck 25 2244J Key , Woodruff , No . 61 64 160952 Jaw , Brake 26 105916 ) ( Ring , Retaining 65 120954X Pin , Dowel 27 120470X Sprocket , 1 8T 66 160953 Screw , Tapping , 5 / 16 - 18 X 2.35 28 110070X Spacer , 1 . 131 X 1.45 X . 494 67 138244 Lever , Actuating 29 142677 Gear , Spur , 37T 68 108996X Washer , Plain , . 321 X 1.00 X . 055 30 142681 Gear , Spur , 35T 69 160954 Bracket , Anti - Rotation 31 124644X Gear , Spur , 30T 70 120951X Puck , Friction 32 108980X Gear , Spur , 25T 71 174256 Washer , Anti Rotation 33 120406X Gear , Spur , 22T 72 120416X Grease 34 134796 Gear , Spur , 19T , 35 105925X Washer , Plain . 640 X 1.37 X . 061 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 36 2228 , . I Washer , Plain , . 632 X 1.00 X . 046 1 inch = 25.4 mm 37 170987 Washer , Plain , . 632 X 1.00 X . 031 38 174255 Assy , Gear , Comb . , 12T & 30T * Use in various combinations to maintain proper 39 124639X Shaft , Idler clearances . * ° Order Key No . 15 . * * * Silicone Sealant to be applied between Upper and Lower Housings ( use Loctite Ultra Gray Silicone 5699 or equivalent ) . 47
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NU MBER 917.271652 BRIGGS & STRA'I - I'ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 310707 , TYPE NUMBER 0137 - E1 - k REQUIRES SPECIALTOOLS 53 _ TO INSTALL . SEE REPAIR , NSTR . O " AT , NOUNAL 757 761 48
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 BRIGGS & STRA'I - I'ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 310707 , TYPE NUMBER 0137 - E1 875 _ 711t 467 _ 971 968 . i i . _ 404 _ ! 616 _ : : : : _ 61404 _ I 1019 LABEL KIT j I 1058 OWNER'S MANUAL 227 _ 505 _ y 26 / _ 562 108A _ ' _ ' ' _ _ _ _ 634A 276 1127 , 1420 0 - 117 49
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUM BER 917.271652 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 310707 , TYPE NUMBER 0137 - E1 513 _ ; _ 802 763 _ , _ 5 _ 803 [ 1036 LABEL - EMISSIONS I 1006 _ 456 _ 1119 ' _ 523 36 " ! 52 _ / 287 , _ 842 1005 74 _ 733 5O
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 BRIGGS & STRA'I - rON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 310707 , TYPE NUMBER 0137 - E1 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT . _ 9C7A7 , . _ . _ RBU , , _ . RETORGA , , _ _ . _ SKSEETT " 1 lo4 _ 1270 275 @ 987 ® 9s _ , 51 _ 137 0 276 _ 1095 VALVE GASKET SET 358 ENGINE GASKET SET 524 _ 842 _ ' 48 868 _ : ) [ _ 6170 51 _ 9 NIKKI 125AI 14 _ B _ " _ i _ 121A CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 987A _ 51 % 95A _ 276A _ 104A _ 127A 217 - 8 105A _ 137A Q 231A _ 137AV 369 977A CARBURETOR GASKET SET J 1127A _ 51 276A 276A I 947A 51
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 BRIGGS & STRA'n'ON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 310707 , TYPE NUMBER 0137 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO , NO . 1 _ Valve - Float Needle 1 690156 Cylinder Assembly 105 231855 Valve - Float Needle 2 399265 Kit - Bushing / Seal 105A 694922 Seat - Inlet 3 391086 • Seal - Oil ( Magneto Side ) 106 690577 Valve - Choke ( Manual Choke ) 4 494238 Sump - Engine 108 690464 Valve - Choke ( Choke - A - Matic ) 5 690188 Head - Cylinder 108A 692344 7 692410 , + Gasket - Cylinder Head Valve - Choke ( Nikki Carburetor ) 8 495735 Breather Assembly 108B 06954198 9 27803 • Gasket - Breather 117 6924 ID Jet - Main ( Standard ) Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 10 691666 Screw ( Breather Assembly ) 16924115 11 691328 Tube - Breather 117A 6954 ( _ Jet - Main ( Standard ) O Jet - Main ( High Altitude ) 12 692226 • Gasket - Crankcase ( . 015 695416 Kit - Carburetor Overhaul Thick , Std ) 121 690191 Kit - Carburetor Overhaul 692406 * Gasket - Crankcase ( . 005 121A 695427 Carburetor Thick ) 125 690194 692405 • Gasket - Crankcase ( . 009 125A Carburetor ( Nikki ) ( Service with Walbro Carburetor ) Thick ) Q Plug - Welch 13 690360 Screw ( Cylinder Head ) 127 695005 ID Plug - Welchottle 15 690946 Plug - Oil Drain 127A 69072750 Valve - Thr 16 690136 Crankshaft 130 6917 Valve - Throttle 20 291675 • Seal - Oil 130A 695418 Kit - Throttle Shaft 22 692125 Screw ( Crankcase Cover ) 131 494379 Kit - Throttle Shaft 23 693557 Flywheel 131A 695421 Float - Carburetor 24 222698 Key - Flywheel 133 494381 Float - Carburetor 25 692271 Piston Assembly ( Standard ) 133A 694914 121 : 1G : asket - Float Bowl 692272 Piston Assembly ( . 010 O . S . ) 137 281165 O _ : Gasket - Float Bowl 692273 Piston Assembly ( . 020 O . S . ) 137A 96954267 692274 Piston Assembly ( . 030 O . S . ) 141 4950 Kit - Choke Shaft ( Manual Choke ) 26 690162 Ring Set - Piston ( Standard ) Kit - Choke Shaft ( Choke - A - 692164 Ring Set - Piston ( . 010 O . S . ) 141A 495931 Matic ) 692166 Ring Set - Piston ( . 020 O . S . ) Kit - Choke Shaft ( Nikki ) 692168 Ring Set - Piston ( . 030 O . S . ) 141B 16954202 1 _ Nozzle - Carburetor 27 691299 Lock - Piston Pin 142 6924 28 498319 Pin - Piston ( Standard ) 146 691639 Key - Timing Air Cleaner Stud Seal 498320 Pin - Piston ( . 020 O . S . ) 167 692297 29 692419 Rod - Connecting ( Standard ) 176 691917 • O - Ring Seal ( Air Cleaner ) Connector - Hose 499940 Rod - Connecting ( . 020 U . S . ) 186 692317 32 692852 Screw ( Connecting Rod ) 187 691050 Line - Fuel ( Cut to Required 495856 Valve - Exhaust 33 Length ) 495857 Valve - Intake 188 691693 34 Screw ( Control Bracket ) 35 Adjuster - Rocker ArmGovernor 691279 Spring - Valve ( Intake ) 192 691986 Link - Mechanical 36 691279 Spring - Valve ( Exhaust ) 202 691841 37 Spring - Govemor 690456 Guard - Flywheel 209 6922080 691752 Retainer - Valve 216 69184 Link - Choke 40 43 Spring - Choke Return 691968 Slinger - Governor / Oil 217 695409 Bracket - Control 45 690564 Tappet - Valve 222 6940424 692421 Camshaft 227 69137 Control Lever - Governor 46 48 692706 Short Block ( 311707 - 0028 - 231 691636 O Screw ( Choke Valve ) Screw ( Choke Valve ) E1 Replacement Engine ) 231A 690718 ( _ 50 690193 Manifold - Intake 232 691842 Spring - Governor Link Cap - Valve 51 692137 ° 1 _ : + Gasket - Intake 238 691843 Filter - Fuel 53 690227 Stud ( Carburetor ) 240 394358 54 691148 Screw ( Intake Manifold ) 265 691024 Clamp - Casing 73 690492 Screen - Rotating 267 695134 Screw ( Casing Clamp ) 74 691674 Screw ( Rotating Screen ) 276 692255 O : 1 : Sealing Washer 75 690582 Washer ( Flywheel ) 276A 695410 6 : 1 : Sealing Washer1900 - Low Speed : 2100 78 690661 Screw ( Flywheel Guard ) RPM Settings : 93 690602 Bushing - Throttle Shaft High Speed : 3000 - 3200 94 498030 Kit - Idle Mixture 94A 695425 Kit - Idle Mixture Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 358 95 691636 Q Screw ( Throttle Valve ) 95A 690718 ( _ Screw ( Throttle Valve ) O Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . No . 121and121A 98 495800 Kit - Idle Speed 98A 695408 Kit - Idle Speed _ : Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . No . 977 and 977A 104 690525 O Pin - Float Hinge 104A 694918 O Pin - Float Hinge + Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 1095 NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 52
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TRACTOR - - MODEL NUMBER 917.271652 BRIGGS & STRATTON ENGINE - MODEL NUMBER 310707 , TYPE NUMBER 0137 - E1 KEY PART KEY PART NO . NO . DESCRIPTION NO . NO . DESCRIPTION 287 691002 Screw ( Dipstick Tube ) 789 692037 Harness - Wiring 304 690844 Housing - Blower 789A 695050 Harness - Wiring 305 690960 Screw ( Blower Housing ) 797 693167 Nut ( Brush Retainer ) 306 690499 Shield - Cylinder 801 691429 Cap - Drive 307 691003 Screw ( Cylinder Shield ) 802 691286 Cap - nEndg - 309 693551 Motor - Starter 803 693757 Housi Starter 310 690323 Screw ( Starter Motor ) 830 691095 Stud ( Rocker Arm ) 311 497608 Brush Set 842 691870 • Dipstick / Tube Seal 333 495859 Armature - Magneto 847 496415 Dipstick / Tube Assembly 334 691061 Screw ( Armature Magneto ) 851 692424 Terminat - Spark Plug 337 491055 Spark Plug 868 690968 , + Seal - Valve 344 693675 Screw ( Cable Clamp ) 871 690969 Bushing - Guide 358 690189 Engine Gasket Sat 875 694942 Base - Air Cleaner 363 19203 Flywheel Puller 877 393456 Wire - Connector / Alternator 369 695422 Spring - Float Bowl 883 692236 • Gasket - Exhaust 383 89838 Wrench - Spark Plug 914 690960 Screw ( Rocker Cover ) 404 691691 Washer ( Governor Crank ) 934 691058 Screw ( Fan Retainer ) 445 496894 Filter - Air Cleaner Cartridge 947 497672 Solenoid - Fuel 455 691173 Cup - Flywheel 947A 695423 Solenoid - Fuel 462 691261 Washer ( Brash Retainer ) 967 272043 Filter - Pre Cleanerer 467 691668 Knob - Air Cleaner 968 891916 Cover - Air Clean 474 691063 Alternator 971 892129 Screw ( Air Cleaner Base ) 503 691532 Strap - Starter 975 495933 Bowl - Float 505 691251 Nut ( Governor Control Lever ) 975A 695417 Bowl - Float 510 693699 Drive - Starter 977 690192 Set - Carburetor Gasket 513 692024 Clutch - Drive 977A 695428 Set - Carburetor Gasket 523 692014 Dipstick 987 691326 ° Seal - Throttle Shaft 524 281370 ° Seal - Dipstick Tube 987A 690998 Seal - Throttle Shaft 525 691398 Tube - Dipstick 996 690678 Carburetor Shield 544 692034 Armature - Starter 1005 695058 Fan - Flywheel 552 491986 Bushing - Governor Lever 1006 690452 Retainer - Fan 562 691119 Bolt ( Governor Control Lever ) 1019 690180 Kit - Label 579 691029 Nut ( Starter Cable ) 1022 272475 ° + Gasket - Rocker Cover 601 95162 Clamp - Hose 1023 691192 Cover - Rocker 614 691620 Pin - Cotter 1026 692003 Rod - Push ( Intake ) 616 692012 Crank - Governor 692011 Rod - Push ( Exhaust ) 617 692138 • O - Ring Seal ( Intake Manifold ) 1029 691751 Arm - Rocker 633 695414 Seal - Choke / Throttle Shaft 1034 690822 Guide - Push Rod 634 690801 _ Seal - Spring Assembly 1036 695700 Label - Emissions ( Manual Choke ) 1051 691265 Retainer - Brush 634A 690802 O Seal - Spring Assembly 1058 274789 Owner's Manual ( Choke - A - Matic ) 1090 691293 Retainer - Brush 635 691909 Boot - Spark Plug 1091 691333 Cap - Limiter 668 691323 Spacer 1095 690190 Valve Gasket Set 691 692407 • Seal - Governor Shaft If 19 691183 Screw ( Alternator ) 692 690572 Spring - Detent 1127 691657 Screw ( Float Bowl ) 697 690372 Screw ( Drive Cap ) 1127A695407 Screw ( Float Bowl ) 711 690703 Screw ( Carburetor Shield ) RPM Settings : Low Speed : 1900 - 2100 718 690959 Pin - Locating High Speed : 3000 - 3200 727 490324 Cover - Starter Drive 729 691335 Clip - Wire Included in Engine Gasket Set , Key . No . 729A 691224 Clip - Wire 358 732 691002 Screw ( Starter Drive Cover ) O Included in Carburetor Overhaul Kit , Key . 733 691658 Screw ( Crankshaft Extension ) No . 121and121A 741 691284 Gear - Timing : 1 : Included in Carburetor Gasket Set , Key . 757 691714 Link - Counterweight No . 977 and 977A 758 692423 Counterweight + Included in Valve Gasket Set , Key . No . 759 691239 Pin - Counterweight 1095 761 691096 Screw ( Counterweight ) NOTE : All component dimensions given in U . S . 783 693713 Gear - Pinion inches 1 inch = 25.4 mm 53
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SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR SIGHTING SLOPES FOR SAFE OPERATION 1 . Fold this page along dotted line indicated above . 2 . Hold page before you so that Its left edge is vertically parallel to a tree trunk or other upright structure . 3 . Sight across the fold In the direction of hill slope you want to measure . 4 . Compare the angle of the fold with the slope of the hill .
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1170981 Upper Housing
102225J Ring
11134793 Kit
12148268 Flange bearing
13120415X Washer
14142674 Key
15167148 Assembly, kit, input shaft
16161564 Pinion, bevel, 12t
17105909X Ring , retainer
183625 Chain, 24 pitches
19160942 Cover, detent
2STD522507 Screw, tapping, 1/4-20 x .734
20160943 Gear, spur, 1 2t
21138246 Collar, clutch
224758 Assembly, kit, clutch keys
23STD541531 Nut, lock, 5/16-24
24143673 Shaft, intermediate
252244J Key, woodruff, no. 61
26105916X Ring , retainer
2712047OX Sprocket, 1 8t
28110070X Spacer
29142677 Gear, spur, 37t
368003 Ball, detent
30142681 Gear, spur, 35t
31124644X Gear, spur, 30 teeth (3rd)
323783 Gear, spur, 25t
33120406X Spur gear
34134796 Gear
35105925X Washer
362228J Washer
372231J Washer, plain, .632 x 1.00 x .031
38174255 Assembly, gear, comb., 12t and 30t
39124639X Shaft idler
43626 Spring, detent
40120472X Spacer
41105928X Sprocket, 9t, reverse drive
42190986 Gear, bevel, 36t
43134394 Kit
44120473X Shaft
45142678 Gear, spur, 12t
46142679 Gear, spur, 15t
47124641X Gear, spur, 20 teeth
48106589X Gear, spur, 25t, 3rd - drive
49120408X Gear, spur, 28 teeth (4 th)
5160940 Screw, tapping, no. 10-24 x .482
50105937X Gear, spur, 31t, high - drive
512226J Washer
525130 Washer, neoprene
532264J Washer
54160946 Left Axle
55170990 Miter gear
56160948 Ring . retaining
57120478X Gear, spur, 32t
58120952X Cross shaft
59160949 Gear, miter, 1 2t, idler
6134788 Assembly, kit, shifter
60160950 Axle
61170992 Lower Housing
625809 Disc, brake
633758 Spacer, brake puck
64164670 Jaw, brake
65120954X Pin
66160953 Screw
675285 Lever, actuating
68108996X Washer
69160954 Bracket, anti-rotation
7108727X V-ring
707109 Puck, friction
71174256 Washer
724300 Grease
85510 Bearing, flange
9148269 Seal, oil
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
127195 Battery
16176138 Switch
274760412 Bolt
21175688 Light socket
224152J Bulb
244799J Cable
25146147 Cable battery
26STD391020 Fuse 20 amp
27STD541425 Nut, keps hex 1/4-20 unc
284207J Cable
29121305X Seat switch
30163968 Switch ign
33140403 Key ignition molded craftsman, delta
40179720 Harness, ignition
4171110408 Bolt
42131563 Cover
43146154 Solenoid
45122822X Ammeter rectangular 6 amp
52141940 Protectoin wire loop (hour meter)
8176689 Box . battery
89180499 Cover battery terminal
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
1174619 Chassis assembly
10STD533710 Bolt, carriage 3/8-16 x 1
11174996 Panel assembly dash lh
12145660 Clip tinnerman grille p / l
13172105X010 Panel, assembly slkscr dash r.h.
1417490608 Screw
14271-246213 Brush guard
14271-245994 Front bumper
14271-243223 Broadcast spreader
14271-242221 42" sweeper
142175702 Plate
143186689 Bracket swaybar chassis
144175582 Bracket footrest step-thru
145409167 Rod pivot chassis/hood
159155123X428 Cupholder stltl black
17144983X558 Hood asssembly
18532126938 Bumper hood
2176554 Drawbar, stretch
206170165 Shoulder bolt
20717670508 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
20817670608 Screw thdrol 5/16-18 x 1/2 tytt
212165919 Lens insert
2519131312 Washer
26STD541437 Nut, lock hex with ins. 3/8-16 unc
28178987X558 Lens grille
29155217X599 Grille lens
317000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
30192812X558 Fender
31139976 Bracket support
3717490508 Screw
38175710 Pivot bracket assembly, lh. mower, rear
5155272 Hood bumper
5173800400 Locknut
5219091416 Washer
53145201 Bracket
54161464 Screw, spiderloc hex hd #8 x 7/8
55145202 Bracket
57STD522507 Bolt, fin hex 1/4-20 unc x .75
60STD533707 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 3/4
64154798 Lower Bracket assembly, clutch, mounting evx
74STD541437 Nut, crownlock 3/8-16 unc
9199928 Dash
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
15122B Kit tune up
1N/P Transaxle (see breakdown) dana 4360-140
10STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 1 cad
11105701X Washer
11271-246213 Brush guard
11271-245994 Front bumper
11271-243223 Broadcast spreader
11271-242221 42" sweeper
11219091210 Washer
113127285X Strap
116STD533710 Bolt rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 x 1 unc
120409148 Nut lock flg. 3/8-16 unc
1374550412 Bolt
14STD551125 Washer lock hvy helical 1/4
1574490544 Bolt hex flghd 5/16-18 unc x 1.25
150175456 Spacer . retainer
15119133210 Washer
156166002 Serrated washer
158165589 Shift
159183900 Hub tapered flange shift lt
16STD541431 Nut lock hex with ins. 5/16-18 unc
16172140406 T bolt
16273680400 Locknut
16374780416 Bolt hex fin 1/4-20 unc x 1 grade 5
16419091210 Washer 5/8 x .281 x 10 ga.
165165623 Bracket pivot lever
166166880 Screw 5/16 - 18 x 5/8 tt yellow
168165492 Bolt . shoulder
169165580 Plate . fastener
170178394 Keeper . belt
18STD523710 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
19STD541437 Nut lock hex with ins. 3/8-16 unc
197169613 Snap nyliner
198169593 Washer
2146682 Spring return brake t / a zinc
202STD533717 Bolt carr sh 3/8-16 x 1-3/4 gr. 5
21106933X Knob
212145212 Hex nut
22130804 Rod , brake
24STD541237 Nut hex jam 3/8-16 unc
25106888X Spring rod
26STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 ga.
27STD561210 Pin cotter 1/8 x 3/4 cad
28175765 Rod . brake
2971673 Plunger cap
3123666X Pulley
30130807 Bracket mtg transaxle
32STD523107 Bolt hex hd 5/16-18 unc x 3/4
34175578 Shaft assembly, foot pedal nibbed
35120183X Bearing
36STD551062 Washer 21/32 x 1 x 16 ga
37STD571810 Pin roll 3/16 x 1"
38179114 Pulley idler
39STD523730 Bolt fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 3
41099 Ring retainer #5100-62
41175556 Keeper belt
47139245 Pulley idler
48154407 Cl bellcrank
49123205X Retainer
5121520X Strap, pnt torque 30 degree blk
50STD523715 Bolt hex hd 3/8-16 unc x 1-1/2
51STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
52STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18
53105710X Link
55105709X Spring
5617060620 Screw
57138255 V-belt gd drive
59169691 Keeper . belt
617060512 Screw thdrol. 5/16-18 x 3/4 tytt
6117490614 Screw 3/8-16 x .875
628883R Pedal cover
63175410 Pulley eng cl mech 38 deg
64173937 Bolt hex 7/16-20 x 4 gr. 5
65STD551143 Washer lock hvy hlcl spr 7/16
66154778 Keeper - belt
70134683 Keeper
74109502X Spacer
75121749X Washer
76STD581075 E-ring #5133-75
77123583X Square key
78121748X Washer
79STD580025 Key woodruff
8165866 Rod shift fender adjust stlt
80131488 Shift lever
81165594 Cross shaft
82165711 Shift spring
8319171216 Washer
84166229 Link . trans
85150360 Nut
89158391X428 Shift console
90124346X Nut
96STD624003 Retainer spring
9917000512 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
1156368 Decal, fender stlt oper inst english/spanish
10156439 Decal, danger fender english/spanish
11STD561820 Decal, deck
12146046 Decal, v-belt, drive, schematic
13181702 Lower Decal, dash, panel
14160396 Decal v-belt schematic 42" eng
15138047 Decal, battery, dirhard, sears
2182018 Decal, replcmnt
20149516 Decal battery danger/poison english assembly
3171696 Decal hood rh craftsman
4171697 Decal hood lh craftsman
5181450 Decal, hp engine
6133644 Decal maintance customer sears domestic
7177253 Decal hood side l71000 lt
8172331 Decal mower srs heavy duty 12 ga
9163204 Decal, fender craftsman
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
159192 Valve cap
107152J Tube
11104757X428 Hub . axle cap
265139 Valve stem
3122073X Tire f ts 15 x 60 - 6 service
459904 Tube
5106732X624 Rim assembly 6" front white service
6278H Fitting
79040H Flange bearing
8106108X624 Rim assembly 8" rear whit service
9122074X Tire r ts 18 x 9 5-8 service
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
1400302 Steering wheel
10175121 Link drag extended
11STD551137 Washer, lock
1273940800 Nut
13136518 Spacer
15145212 Hex nut
17180641 Shaft assembly,. steering
2195673 Front axle assembly
26126847X Bushing
2819131416 Washer
2917000612 Screw 3/8-16 x 3/4
3169840 Left Spindle assembly left hand
30STD561210 Pin
32192757 Rod, tie
36155106 Bushing, steering
37152927 Screw, tt no. 10-32 x 5 x 3/8 flange
38139769 Insert, cap steering wheel, standard, black
3919183812 Washer
4169839 Spindle assembly right hand
40STD541537 Nut lock center 3/8-24 unf
41186737 Adaptor, steering wheel
42145054X428 Steering boot
43121749X Washer
44180640 Extension shaft
46121232X Cap
476855M Zerk grease fitting
56266H Thrust bearing use 1 or 2 as required
5173540400 Crownlock nut
5471130420 Bolt fin hex 5/16-18 unc x 1-1/4 gr.8
6121748X Washer
65160367 Spacer bracket
6772110618 Bolt rdhd sq 3/8-16 x 2-1/4
68169827 Axle brace
719272016 Washer
71175146 Steering
812000029 Ring
82199978 Bracket susp chassis front
85133835 Fastener
88175118 Bolt . shoulder
93366R Bearing
91175553 Steering clip
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
1170545 Control, throttle paddle
13272293 Gasket 1 313 id tin plated
14148456 Plug drain oil easy drain
16STD551237 Washer lock ext tooth 3/8
217720408 Screw
23169837 Shield thdrol 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 tytt
29137180 Kit spark arrester (flat screen)
3N/P Engine (see breakdown) briggs model 310707-0137-e1
31109202X Fuel tank
32140527 Cap assembly fuel with sym vented
33123487X Clamp hose
37137040 Fuel line
38181654 Plug oil drain
4137352 Muffler
40532124028 Bushing snap nyl blk fuel line
4417670412 Screw, hex washer head, thread, roll. 1/4-20 x 3/4
4517000612 Screw
4619091416 Washer
62STD551131 Washer lock hvy hlcl spr 5/16
72192334 Screw
7817060620 Screw
81STD541425 Nut keps hex 1/4-20 unc
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
1159460 Wire assembly inner/spring with plunger lt
11151141 Link assembly lift l.h.
12151140 Link assembly lift r.h.
13STD624008 Retainer spring
15173288 Link front susp.
16STD541250 Nut jam hex 1/2-13 unc
17175689 Front Trunnion
1873800800 Nut lock with wsh 1/2-13 unc
19139868 Arm suspension
2159471 Assembly line shaft
20163552 Clip, hairpin (standard hardware-purchase locally)
3105767X Pin
31169865 Bearing . pivot
3273540600 Crownlock nut
4STD581062 E ring #5133-62
519211621 Washer
6120183X Bearing
7125631X Grip
8125925X Button plunger read
071-246213 Brush guard
071-245994 Front bumper
071-243223 Broadcast spreader
071-242221 42" sweeper
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
1401042 Seat
10195530 Pan pnt seat (blk)
11166369 Adjustment knob . seat
12121246X Bracket
13121248X Bushing
1472050412 Bolt, rdhd sht nk 1/4 - 20 x 1 - 1/2
15134300 Spacer
16121250X Spring
1773680400 Nut lock 1/4 lge flg gr 5 zinc
2140551 Bracket pivot
21171852 Bolt
22STD541431 Nut hex lock with ins 5/16-18
2419171912 Washer
25127018X Bolt
371110616 Fin . hex bolt
419131610 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 40 (96012001102)
5145006 Clip push-in hinged (96012001102)
6STD541437 Nut hex lock with ins 3/8-16 unc
7124181X Spring
817000616 Head bolt
919131612 Washer 13/32 x 1 x 14 ga.
05479J Plug
0138311 Decal, handle left height adjustment (lift handle)
0184310X428 Pad, footrest lh stlt
0184311X428 Pad, footrest rh stlt
0183270 Manual, owner's (english)
0183271 Manual, owner's (spanish)
0100032R Sealant, tire (10 oz. tube)
0130794 Mandrel assembly (includes housing, shaft assem...
0169583 Mower deck, complete (standard deck, order sepa...
15122B Kit tune up
1176027 Mower deck assembly, 42"
10140296 Washer
10171-246213 Brush guard
10171-245994 Front bumper
10171-243223 Broadcast spreader
10171-242221 42" sweeper
101198383 Mulch plate
10271081010 Screw
10319061216 Washer
104STD551110 Washer, lock
105160793 Assembly b latch
1062029J Nut weld .327/.304 no. 10-24
11134149 Blade
12919131312 Washer
13130794 Shaft assembly, mandrel, vented
130STD523710 Bolt, fin hex 3/8-16 unc x 1 gr. 5
131STD533710 Bolt, rdhd sqnk 3/8-16 unc x 1
14128774 Housing
142165890 Arm spring b
143157109 Idler bracket
144158634 Keeper belt
145173437 Pulley idler flat
146171977 Carriage bolt
147131335 Spring
148169022 Spring idler
149165898 Retainer spring yellow zinc
15110485X Bearing
150STD551025 Washer 9/32 x 3/4 x 16 ga.
151169670 Clutch bracket
152175067 Cable clutch 42 in
153169674 Flat washer
154169675 Spring retainer
155169671 Spring retention lvr clutch cable
156169672 Spacer
157169669 Clutch rod
15817720408 Screw
159STD533717 Bolt tdhd sqn 3/8-16 unc x 1-3/4
16174493 Stripper
18STD533106 Bolt, carriage 5/16-18 x 5/8
19132827 Bolt shoulder
2STD533107 Bolt
20159770 Vortex baffle
21STD541431 Nut crownlock 5/16-18 unc
23177563 Bracket, deflector, mower 42"
24105304X Cap
25123713X Spring
26110452X Push nut
27130968 Shield, deflector
2819111016 Washer
29131491 Rod , hinge
3138017 Bracket
30173984 Screw thdrol rolling washer head
31187690 Washer, spacer
32173436 Pulley, mandrel
33400234 Nut, toplock, flanged
34STD533717 Bolt
36173438 Pulley, idler, flat
37STD551037 Washer 13/32 x 13/16 x 16 ga.
4165460 Sway bracket
40STD541437 Nut crownlock 3/8-16 unc
44140088 Guard
45STD624003 Retainer
46137729 Screw
48133944 Washer
49174284 Cam roller
5STD624008 Retainer spring
50131340 Bolt
51STD541410 Locknut
52139888 Bolt
53184907 Arm assembly, pad, brake
54178515 Washer, hardened
55155046 Arm idler 42" mower lt/yt
56165723 Spacer . retainer
59141043 Guard
6178024 Arm, suspension ,rear sway bar deck
67149846 Knob, deluxe 1/2-13
68144959 Belt
8850857 Bolt blade
9STD551137 Washer, lock
92STD541437 Nut